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Welcome to Booker ...

Booker is located in Crittenden County<1>.

The location of Booker has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Booker is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Booker, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Booker: (870)

Communities Also Named Booker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Booker: This one is located in Crittenden County and the other is located in Pulaski County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 6 communities that are also named Booker - they are located in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Booker.

Communities near Booker ...

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

  • Memphis [Shelby County]
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    • Memphis [Shelby County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Booker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 651,073 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Memphis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Memphis<5>
  • West Memphis [Crittenden County]
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    • West Memphis [Crittenden County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Booker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,402 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Memphis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Memphis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Memphis<5>
  • Marion [Crittenden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion [Crittenden County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Booker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,310 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • Marked Tree [Poinsett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marked Tree
    • Marked Tree [Poinsett County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Booker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,420 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marked Tree
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marked Tree<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Earle [Crittenden County]
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      • Earle [Crittenden County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Booker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,179 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Earle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Earle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Earle<5>
    • Hunt Village [Shelby County]
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      • Hunt Village [Shelby County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Booker
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,234 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunt Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunt Village
    • Parkin [Cross County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkin
      • Parkin [Cross County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Booker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 990 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parkin<5>
    • Tyronza [Poinsett County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyronza
      • Tyronza [Poinsett County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Booker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 721 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyronza
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyronza<5>
    • Turrell [Crittenden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turrell
      • Turrell [Crittenden County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Booker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 555 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turrell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turrell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Turrell<5>
    • Joiner [Mississippi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joiner
      • Joiner [Mississippi County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Booker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 500 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joiner

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 Booker. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Booker.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Booker. 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 Booker.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Booker. See our Newspapers Page for Booker.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Booker ...

Looking for more information about Booker? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Booker, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Booker.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Crittenden, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Booker - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Booker) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Booker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3073, Longitude: -90.2895       In this case, the coordinates for Booker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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