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Dyess, Arkansas

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The location of Dyess

Welcome to Dyess ...

The town of Dyess is located in Mississippi County.

The location of Dyess has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Dyess has a population of 370 people<2> (see below for details).

Dyess is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Dyess, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Dyess: (870)

The ZIP code for Dyess: 72330<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dyess had a population of 410 people. This makes Dyess the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Dyess represents 0.01% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 306th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 410 people, the population of Dyess decreased 20.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 515 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Dyess had an population of 370 people. This is a decrease of 9.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 28.16% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dyess.

Communities near Dyess ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Dyess and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Caraway   [Map]   1,256   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Keiser   [Map]   707   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lepanto   [Map]   1,833   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Luxora   [Map]   1,060   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marked Tree   [Map]   2,501   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Osceola   [Map]   6,926   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dyess. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dyess. 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 Dyess.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dyess ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dyess.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dyess - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 town (such as Dyess). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dyess or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dyess) 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 Dyess. 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 Dyess

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dyess. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5893, Longitude: -90.2134     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dyess have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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