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Calico Rock, Arkansas

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The location of Calico Rock

Welcome to Calico Rock ...

The city of Calico Rock is located in Izard County.

The location of Calico Rock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Calico Rock has a population of 1,760 people<2> (see below for details).

Calico Rock is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Calico Rock: (870)

The ZIP code for Calico Rock: 72519<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Calico Rock had a population of 1,545 people (which is 11.28% of the total population of Izard County). This makes Calico Rock the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Calico Rock represents 0.05% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 155th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,545 people, the population of Calico Rock increased 55.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 991 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Calico Rock had an population of 1,760 people. This is an increase of 13.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 77.6% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Calico Rock.

Communities near Calico Rock ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Calico Rock and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Briarcliff   [Map]   231   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fifty-Six   [Map]   177   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Franklin   [Map]   191   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Melbourne   [Map]   1,813   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mountain Home   [Map]   12,332   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   2,853   S   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Calico Rock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Calico Rock - it's located in Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Calico Rock. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Calico Rock. 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 Calico Rock. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Calico Rock:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Calico Rock ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arkansas

About Izard County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Calico Rock.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Calico Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Calico Rock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Calico Rock or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Calico Rock) 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 Calico Rock. 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 Calico Rock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Calico Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1314, Longitude: -92.1289     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Calico Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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