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Welcome to Brightstar ...

Brightstar is located in Miller County<1>.

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

Brightstar is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Brightstar: (870)

Communities near Brightstar ...

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

  • Atlanta [Cass County]
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    • Atlanta [Cass County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Brightstar
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlanta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atlanta<5>
  • Vivian [Caddo Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vivian
    • Vivian [Caddo Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Brightstar
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vivian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,482 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vivian
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vivian<5>
  • Queen City [Cass County]
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    • Queen City [Cass County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Brightstar
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queen City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queen City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Queen City<5>
  • Fouke [Miller County]
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    • Fouke [Miller County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Brightstar
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fouke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 878 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fouke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fouke<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bradley [Lafayette County]
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      • Bradley [Lafayette County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Brightstar
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 527 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradley<5>
    • Bloomburg [Cass County]
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      • Bloomburg [Cass County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Brightstar
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 393 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomburg<5>
    • Hosston [Caddo Parish]
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      • Hosston [Caddo Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Brightstar
      • Estimated population in 2019: 299 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hosston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hosston<5>
    • Rodessa [Caddo Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rodessa
      • Rodessa [Caddo Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Brightstar
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rodessa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rodessa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rodessa<5>
    • Ida [Caddo Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ida
      • Ida [Caddo Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Brightstar
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ida have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 208 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ida
    • Domino [Cass County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Domino
      • Domino [Cass County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Brightstar
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Domino have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 89 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Domino

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brightstar ...

Looking for more information about Brightstar? 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 Brightstar, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Brightstar.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Arkansas

About Miller County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brightstar. 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 Miller, 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 Brightstar - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Brightstar) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brightstar. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1154, Longitude: -93.9896       In this case, the coordinates for Brightstar 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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