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Welcome to Dumas ...
The pronunciation of Dumas: DOO-muss<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Dumas has a population of 4,062 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Dumas.
Dumas is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Dumas lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Dumas is within the boundaries of the (870) area code.
The ZIP code for Dumas: 71639<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dumas had an population of 4,062 people. This is a decrease of 13.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.45% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dumas had a population of 4,706 people (which is 36.18% of the total population of Desha County). This makes Dumas the county's most populous community.
The population of Dumas represents 0.16% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,706 people, the population of Dumas decreased 10.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,238 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dumas.
Communities Also Named Dumas ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Dumas - they are located in Georgia, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Texas (2) and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dumas.
Communities near Dumas ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dumas.
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 Dumas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dumas.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dumas. 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 Dumas.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dumas. See our Newspapers Page for Dumas.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dumas ...
Looking for more information about Dumas? 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 Dumas, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dumas.
Adding Dumas to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Dumas 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 Dumas was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dumas on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022