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Welcome to Dierks ...
The city of Dierks is located in Howard County.
The pronunciation of Dierks: 'dare-ricks' by locals, 'derks' by non-locals<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Dierks has a population of 1,102 people<2> (see below for details).
Dierks was incorporated in 1907.
The community of Dierks was originally named Hardscrabble.
The origin (or the toponymy) of Dierks: Named after Herman Dierks (1863-1946), who was the co-founder and president of the Dierks Lumber and Coal Company.
Dierks is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Dierks lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Dierks is located in the (870) area code.
The ZIP code for Dierks: 71833<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dierks had a population of 1,133 people (or 8.22% of the total population of Howard County). This makes Dierks the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Dierks represents 0.04% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 180th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,133 people, the population of Dierks decreased 7.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,230 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Dierks had an population of 1,102 people. This is a decrease of 2.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.41% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dierks.
Communities near Dierks ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Dierks and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
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Websites for Dierks ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dierks ...
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The official website for Dierks: www.dierksarkansas.net/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 05 Feb 2019