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Welcome to Cave City ...

The city of Cave City is primarily located in Independence County<1>. A portion of Cave City extends into Sharp County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cave City has a population of 1,907 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Cave City.

Cave City is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Cave City: (870)

The ZIP code for Cave City: 72521<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cave City had an population of 1,907 people. This is an increase of 0.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cave City had a population of 1,904 people (or 5.2% of the total population of Independence County). This makes Cave City the county's most populous community.

The population of Cave City represents 0.07% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,904 people, the population of Cave City decreased 2.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,946 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cave City.

Communities Also Named Cave City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Cave City: This one is located in Independence County and the other is located in Sharp County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 4 communities that are also named Cave City - they are located in California, Kentucky and Missouri.

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

Communities near Cave City ...

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

  • Batesville [Independence County]
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    • Batesville [Independence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Cave City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,830 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesville<7>
  • Southside [Independence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southside
    • Southside [Independence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Cave City
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southside
  • Newark [Independence County]
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    • Newark [Independence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Cave City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,193 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<7>
  • Ash Flat [Sharp County]
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    • Ash Flat [Sharp County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Cave City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,100 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ash Flat
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ash Flat<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sulphur Rock [Independence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulphur Rock
      • Sulphur Rock [Independence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Cave City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 458 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulphur Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulphur Rock
    • Cushman [Independence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cushman
      • Cushman [Independence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Cave City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 457 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cushman
    • Evening Shade [Sharp County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evening Shade
      • Evening Shade [Sharp County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Cave City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 442 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evening Shade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evening Shade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evening Shade<7>
    • Mount Pleasant [Izard County]
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      • Mount Pleasant [Izard County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Cave City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<7>
    • Strawberry [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strawberry
      • Strawberry [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Cave City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strawberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry
    • Lynn [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn
      • Lynn [Lawrence County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Cave City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynn<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 Cave City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cave City.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cave City ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cave City. 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 Independence, 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 Cave City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cave City - 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 Cave City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cave City 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cave City) 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 Cave City. 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 Cave CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cave City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9484, Longitude: -91.5473       In this case, the coordinates for Cave City 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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