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Welcome to English ...

English is located in Jefferson County<1>.

The location of English has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of English, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1886.

English is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named English ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 16 communities that are also named English - they are located in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (3), Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near English ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near English.

  • De Witt
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Star City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Altheimer
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Gould
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gould
    • Gould is located in Lincoln County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 719 people
  • Gillett
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Humphrey
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Grady
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
  • Wabbaseka
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wabbaseka
    • Wabbaseka is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 213 people
  • Reydell
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reydell
    • Reydell is located in Jefferson County
  • Tamo
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tamo
    • Tamo is located in Jefferson County

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 English. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for English.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of English. 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 English.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around English. See our Newspapers Page for English.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for English ...

Looking for more information about English? 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.

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

Adding English to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of English in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for English was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the English post office opened in 1886.

We also found English in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for English.

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

The official website for Jefferson County:

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around English - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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