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Welcome to Desha ...

The pronunciation of Desha: dee-SHAY<1>

Desha is located in Independence County.

Desha is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Desha: (870)

The ZIP code for Desha: 72527<3>

Communities near Desha ...

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

Community   2016<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Batesville   [Map]   10,740   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cave City   [Map]   1,893   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Concord   [Map]   237   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cushman   [Map]   453   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mount Pleasant   [Map]   400   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Newark   [Map]   1,179   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Desha ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Desha - they are located in Tennessee and Virginia.

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

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 Desha. 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 Desha. 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 Desha.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Desha ...

Looking for more information about Desha? 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.

Looking for more information about Desha? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Desha, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Desha.

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) Desha. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Desha - 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 community (such as Desha). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Desha 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Desha. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Desha) 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 Desha. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Desha

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Desha. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7362, Longitude: -91.6799     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Desha have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Desha.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Desha.