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Welcome to Blytheville ...

The city of Blytheville is located in Mississippi County<1> and is the County Seat for Mississippi County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Blytheville has a population of 13,455 people<2> (see below for details).

Blytheville is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Blytheville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Blytheville: (870)

The ZIP codes for Blytheville: 72315-72316<4>

Websites for Blytheville ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.blytheville.dina.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Blytheville, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Blytheville had an population of 13,455 people. This is a decrease of 13.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blytheville had a population of 15,620 people (which is 33.61% of the total population of Mississippi County). This makes Blytheville the county's most populous community.

The population of Blytheville represents 0.54% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 26th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,620 people, the population of Blytheville decreased 14.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,272 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Blytheville.

Communities near Blytheville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Blytheville.

  • Osceola [Mississippi County]
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    • Osceola [Mississippi County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Blytheville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osceola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osceola<6>
  • Manila [Mississippi County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manila
    • Manila [Mississippi County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Blytheville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,357 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manila
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manila<6>
  • Daniels Point Landing [Lauderdale County]
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    • Daniels Point Landing [Lauderdale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Blytheville
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,874 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daniels Point Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daniels Point Landing
  • Steele [Pemiscot County]
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    • Steele [Pemiscot County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Blytheville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,889 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steele have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steele
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steele<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Leachville [Mississippi County]
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      • Leachville [Mississippi County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Blytheville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,864 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leachville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leachville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leachville<6>
    • Luxora [Mississippi County]
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      • Luxora [Mississippi County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Blytheville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,027 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luxora have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luxora
    • Hornersville [Dunklin County]
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      • Hornersville [Dunklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Blytheville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 594 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hornersville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hornersville
    • Cooter [Pemiscot County]
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      • Cooter [Pemiscot County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Blytheville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooter have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cooter<6>
    • Holland [Pemiscot County]
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      • Holland [Pemiscot County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Blytheville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 197 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland
    • Dell [Mississippi County]
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      • Dell [Mississippi County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Blytheville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 187 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dell

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blytheville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Blytheville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blytheville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Blytheville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Blytheville. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Blytheville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blytheville ...

Looking for more information about Blytheville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Blytheville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blytheville.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blytheville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mississippi County: www.mcagov.com/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Mississippi, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blytheville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blytheville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Blytheville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blytheville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Blytheville includes: 72315 & 72316.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blytheville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Blytheville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blytheville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blytheville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9275, Longitude: -89.9055    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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