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Welcome to Emerson ...

The town of Emerson is located in Columbia County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Emerson has a population of 343 people<1> (see below for details).

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

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

The telephone area code for Emerson: (870)

The ZIP code for Emerson: 71740<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Emerson had a population of 368 people. This makes Emerson the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Emerson represents 0.01% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 322nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 368 people, the population of Emerson increased 2.51% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 359 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Emerson had an population of 343 people. This is a decrease of 6.79% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.46% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Emerson ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Emerson and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Macedonia   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   11,467   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
McNeil   [Map]   479   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Philadelphia   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Taylor   [Map]   523   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Waldo   [Map]   1,283   N   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Emerson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Emerson - they are located in Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan (2), Missouri, Nebraska (2), New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Emerson. 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 Emerson. 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 Emerson.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Emerson ...

Looking for more information about Emerson? 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 Emerson? 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 Emerson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Emerson.

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

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



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Emerson - 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 town (such as Emerson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Emerson 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 that begins in Emerson. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Emerson) 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 Emerson. 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 Emerson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Emerson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0973, Longitude: -93.1959     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Emerson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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