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Welcome to Chalk ...

So far, we have found very little information about Chalk. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Chalk to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Chalk, please Contact Us.


Chalk was located in the Arkansas Ozarks.

Chalk would have been located within present day Van Buren County<2>.

The location of Chalk has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Chalk is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Chalk was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Chalk would have been located in the (501) area code.

Communities Also Named Chalk ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Chalk - they are located in Kansas and Texas.

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

Communities near Chalk ...

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

  • Heber Springs [Cleburne County]
  • Clinton [Van Buren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton [Van Buren County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Chalk
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • Fairfield Bay [Van Buren County]
  • Greers Ferry [Cleburne County]
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    • Guy [Faulkner County]
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      • Guy [Faulkner County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Chalk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 788 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guy have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guy
    • Quitman [Cleburne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quitman
      • Quitman [Cleburne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Chalk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 719 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quitman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quitman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quitman<6>
    • Rose Bud [White County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rose Bud
      • Rose Bud [White County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Chalk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rose Bud have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Bud
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rose Bud<6>
    • Damascus [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Damascus
      • Damascus [Van Buren County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Chalk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Damascus have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Damascus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Damascus<6>
    • Twin Groves [Faulkner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Groves
      • Twin Groves [Faulkner County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Chalk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Groves have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Groves
    • Shirley [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shirley
      • Shirley [Van Buren County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Chalk
      • Estimated population in 2019: 275 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shirley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shirley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shirley<6>

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Van Buren County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Chalk, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Van Buren, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chalk - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chalk) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chalk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5417, Longitude: -92.2471       In this case, the coordinates for Chalk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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