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De Witt, Arkansas

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Welcome to De Witt ...

The city of De Witt is located in Arkansas County and is the County Seat for Arkansas County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, De Witt has a population of 3,085 people<1> (see below for details).

De Witt is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

De Witt lies within the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for De Witt: 72042<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, De Witt had a population of 3,292 people (or 17.31% of the total population of Arkansas County). This makes De Witt the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of De Witt represents 0.11% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 89th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,292 people, the population of De Witt decreased 7.32% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 3,552 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, De Witt had an population of 3,085 people. This is a decrease of 6.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.15% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near De Witt ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from De Witt and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Almyra   [Map]   271   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bayou Meto   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Casscoe   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Crockett's Bluff   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ethel   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gillett   [Map]   690   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named De Witt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named De Witt - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska and New York.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around De Witt. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of De Witt. 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 De Witt. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for De Witt ...

Looking for more information about De Witt? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for De Witt, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for De Witt.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) De Witt. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for De Witt.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around De Witt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Witt). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether De Witt or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in De Witt. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- De Witt) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for De Witt. 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 Witt

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in De Witt. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2873, Longitude: -91.3381     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for De Witt have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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