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Welcome to De Queen ...

The city of De Queen is located in Sevier County<1> and is the County Seat for Sevier County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, De Queen has a population of 6,513 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of De Queen.

De Queen is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

De Queen is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for De Queen: 71832<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, De Queen had an population of 6,513 people. This is a decrease of 1.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, De Queen had a population of 6,594 people (or 38.66% of the total population of Sevier County). This makes De Queen the county's most populous community.

The population of De Queen represents 0.23% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,594 people, the population of De Queen increased 14.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,765 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for De Queen.

Communities near De Queen ...

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

  • Dierks [Howard County]
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    • Dierks [Howard County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of De Queen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,076 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dierks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dierks<7>
  • Horatio [Sevier County]
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    • Horatio [Sevier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of De Queen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,011 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horatio have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horatio<7>
  • Wickes [Polk County]
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    • Wickes [Polk County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of De Queen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 741 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wickes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wickes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wickes<7>
  • Lockesburg [Sevier County]
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    • Lockesburg [Sevier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of De Queen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 710 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grannis [Polk County]
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      • Grannis [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of De Queen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 566 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grannis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Winthrop [Little River County]
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      • Winthrop [Little River County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of De Queen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 179 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winthrop
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winthrop<7>
    • Gillham [Sevier County]
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      • Gillham [Sevier County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of De Queen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
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    • Ben Lomond [Sevier County]
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      • Ben Lomond [Sevier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of De Queen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 140 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ben Lomond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ben Lomond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ben Lomond<7>
    • Eagletown [McCurtain County]
    • Alleene [Little River County]
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      • Alleene [Little River County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of De Queen
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alleene have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 De Queen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for De Queen.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around De Queen. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for De Queen.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for De Queen ...

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

Adding De Queen to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of De Queen 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 De Queen was on a map titled Road Map for Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Sevier County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sevier County: www.seviercounty-ar.com/

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 Sevier, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for De Queen.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around De Queen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 De Queen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether De Queen or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- De Queen) 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 De Queen. 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 De QueenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in De Queen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0429, Longitude: -94.3428       In this case, the coordinates for De Queen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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