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(Howard County)

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Welcome to Center Point ...

Center Point is located in Howard County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Center Point: Center Pt.

Center Point is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Center Point: (870)

Communities Also Named Center Point ...

While we believe that this Center Point is located in Howard County, we know of another 4 Arkansas communities named Center Point. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clark, Faulkner, Polk and Prairie County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 42 communities that are also named Center Point - they are located in Alabama (3), Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi (4), Missouri (3), New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee (7), Texas (11) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Center Point.

Communities near Center Point ...

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

  • Nashville [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashville
    • Nashville [Howard County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Center Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,290 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashville<5>
  • Murfreesboro [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murfreesboro
    • Murfreesboro [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Center Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,574 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murfreesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murfreesboro<5>
  • Mineral Springs [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Springs
    • Mineral Springs [Howard County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Center Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,139 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineral Springs<5>
  • Dierks [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dierks
    • Dierks [Howard County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Center Point
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,076 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dierks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dierks<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lockesburg [Sevier County]
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      • Lockesburg [Sevier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Center Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 710 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockesburg
    • Tollette [Howard County]
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      • Tollette [Howard County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Center Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 247 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tollette
    • Ben Lomond [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ben Lomond
      • Ben Lomond [Sevier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Center Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ben Lomond have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ben Lomond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ben Lomond<5>
    • Daisy [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daisy
      • Daisy [Pike County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Center Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daisy
    • McCaskill [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCaskill
      • McCaskill [Hempstead County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Center Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 95 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCaskill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCaskill
    • Ozan [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozan
      • Ozan [Hempstead County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Center Point
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 79 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ozan have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozan

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Center Point ...

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

Adding Center Point to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Center Point in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Center Point was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Center Point on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Center Point. 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 Howard, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Center Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Center Point) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Center Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Center PointOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0285, Longitude: -93.9486    
<4>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.
<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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