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Colt, Arkansas

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The location of Colt

Welcome to Colt ...

The city of Colt is located in Saint Francis County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Colt has a population of 344 people<2> (see below for details).

Colt is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Colt: (870)

The ZIP code for Colt: 72326<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Colt had a population of 378 people. This makes Colt the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Colt represents 0.01% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 317th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 378 people, the population of Colt increased 2.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 368 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Colt had an population of 344 people. This is a decrease of 8.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.52% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Colt.

Communities near Colt ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Colt and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Cherry Valley   [Map]   600   N   18 miles [29 km]
Forrest City   [Map]   14,291   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Haynes   [Map]   128   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hunter   [Map]   95   W   18 miles [29 km]
Madison   [Map]   690   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Palestine   [Map]   607   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Colt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Colt - it's located in Louisiana.

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

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 Colt. 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 Colt. 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 Colt.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colt ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Colt.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colt - 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 Colt). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Colt 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Colt) 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 Colt. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Colt

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1329, Longitude: -90.8129     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Colt have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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