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Welcome to Crockett ...

Crockett is located in Clay County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Crockett, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1890.

Crockett is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Crockett: (870)

Communities Also Named Crockett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 11 communities that are also named Crockett - they are located in California, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Crockett ...

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

  • Kennett
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kennett
    • Kennett is located in Dunklin County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,034 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennett <4>
  • Piggott
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Corning
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corning
    • Corning is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,019 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corning <4>
  • Campbell
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campbell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campbell
    • Campbell is located in Dunklin County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,792 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbell <4>
  • Rector
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Senath
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Senath
    • Senath is located in Dunklin County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,596 people
  • Marmaduke
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Oak Grove Heights
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove Heights
    • Oak Grove Heights is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,095 people
  • Holcomb
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holcomb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holcomb
    • Holcomb is located in Dunklin County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 571 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holcomb <4>
  • Neelyville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neelyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neelyville
    • Neelyville is located in Butler County (MO)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 470 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Neelyville <4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crockett ...

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

Adding Crockett to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Crockett was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Crockett post office opened in 1890.

We also found Crockett in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Crockett.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Crockett. 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 Clay, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crockett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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