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Etowah, Arkansas

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The location of Etowah

Welcome to Etowah ...

The town of Etowah is located in Mississippi County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Etowah has a population of 321 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

Etowah is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Etowah: 72428<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Etowah had a population of 351 people. This makes Etowah the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Etowah represents 0.01% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 329th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 351 people, the population of Etowah decreased 4.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 366 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Etowah had an population of 321 people. This is a decrease of 8.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.3% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Etowah ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Etowah and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Bay   [Map]   1,805   W   18 miles [29 km]
Caraway   [Map]   1,256   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Lake City   [Map]   2,451   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Leachville   [Map]   1,792   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lepanto   [Map]   1,833   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Manila   [Map]   3,278   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Etowah ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Etowah - they are located in Alabama, Georgia (2), North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

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 Etowah. 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 Etowah. 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 Etowah.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Etowah ...

Looking for more information about Etowah? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Mississippi County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mississippi County:

The official website for State of Arkansas:

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 Etowah.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Etowah - 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 Etowah). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Etowah 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Etowah) 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 Etowah. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Etowah

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Etowah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7222, Longitude: -90.2316     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Etowah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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