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Welcome to Bull Shoals ...

The city of Bull Shoals is located in the Arkansas Ozarks.

Bull Shoals is located in Marion County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Bull Shoals: Bull Shls.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bull Shoals has a population of 1,950 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Bull Shoals.

The community of Bull Shoals is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Bull Shoals: (870)

The ZIP code for Bull Shoals: 72619<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bull Shoals had an population of 1,950 people (or a decrease of 2.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bull Shoals had a population of 1,950 people (which is 11.71% of the total population of Marion County). This makes Bull Shoals the county's most populous community.

The population of Bull Shoals represents 0.07% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 136th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,950 people, the population of Bull Shoals decreased 2.5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,000 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bull Shoals.

Communities near Bull Shoals ...

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

  • Mountain Home [Baxter County]
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    • Mountain Home [Baxter County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Bull Shoals
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,638 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Home
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Home<7>
  • Gassville [Baxter County]
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    • Gassville [Baxter County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Bull Shoals
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,173 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gassville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gassville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassville<7>
  • Flippin [Marion County]
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    • Flippin [Marion County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Bull Shoals
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,316 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flippin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flippin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flippin<7>
  • Yellville [Marion County]
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    • Yellville [Marion County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Bull Shoals
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,154 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yellville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cotter [Baxter County]
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      • Cotter [Baxter County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Bull Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 956 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cotter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cotter<7>
    • Diamond City [Boone County]
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      • Diamond City [Boone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Bull Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 801 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamond City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diamond City<7>
    • Gainesville [Ozark County]
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      • Gainesville [Ozark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Bull Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gainesville<7>
    • Summit [Marion County]
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      • Summit [Marion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Bull Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 589 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summit
    • Salesville [Baxter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salesville
      • Salesville [Baxter County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Bull Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 464 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salesville<7>
    • Lead Hill [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lead Hill
      • Lead Hill [Boone County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Bull Shoals
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lead Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead Hill<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bull Shoals ...

Looking for more information about Bull Shoals? 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 Bull Shoals, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bull Shoals.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bull Shoals. 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 Marion, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bull Shoals.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bull Shoals - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Bull Shoals). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bull Shoals or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bull Shoals) 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 Bull Shoals. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bull ShoalsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bull Shoals. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3749, Longitude: -92.5902       In this case, the coordinates for Bull Shoals have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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