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Central City, Arkansas

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The location of Central City

Welcome to Central City ...

The town of Central City is located in Sebastian County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Central City has a population of 500 people<2> (see below for details).

Central City is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Central City lies within the (479) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Central City had a population of 502 people. This makes Central City the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Central City represents 0.02% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 273rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 502 people, the population of Central City decreased 5.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 531 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Central City had an population of 500 people. This is a decrease of 0.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.84% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Central City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Central City and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Alma   [Map]   5,738   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cedarville   [Map]   1,399   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Charleston   [Map]   2,463   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Smith   [Map]   88,037   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   9,405   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mulberry   [Map]   1,641   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Central City ...

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

Beyond Arkansas, there are 23 communities that are also named Central City - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2) and South Dakota.

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

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 Central City. 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 Central City. 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 Central City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Central City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Central City ...

Looking for more information about Central 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.

Looking for more information about Central 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Central City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Central City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Sebastian County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sebastian County:

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 Central City.

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

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<4>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- Central City) 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 Central 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 Central City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3299, Longitude: -94.2349     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Central City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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