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Bull Shoals, Arkansas

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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.

A typical abbreviation for Bull Shoals: Bull Shls.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bull Shoals has a population of 1,944 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Bull Shoals is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Bull Shoals is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Bull Shoals: 72619<3>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 2,000 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bull Shoals had an population of 1,944 people. This is a decrease of 0.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.8% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Bull Shoals ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bull Shoals and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Cotter   [Map]   938   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Diamond City   [Map]   792   W   18 miles [29 km]
Flippin   [Map]   1,327   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gassville   [Map]   2,136   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lead Hill   [Map]   268   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mountain Home   [Map]   12,332   E   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bull Shoals.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bull Shoals. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bull Shoals.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Bull Shoals. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bull Shoals.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bull Shoals - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Bull Shoals. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bull Shoals

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bull Shoals. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3749, Longitude: -92.5902     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bull Shoals have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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