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Welcome to Fisher ...

The city of Fisher is located in Poinsett County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fisher has a population of 215 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fisher.

Fisher is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Fisher: (870)

The ZIP code for Fisher: 72429<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fisher had an population of 215 people. This is a decrease of 3.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fisher had a population of 223 people. This makes Fisher the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 223 people, the population of Fisher decreased 15.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 265 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fisher ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Fisher: This one is located in Poinsett County and the other is located in Craighead County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 34 communities that are also named Fisher - they are located in California (2), Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (5), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, Texas (2), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Fisher ...

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

  • Newport [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
    • Newport [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Fisher
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,389 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<7>
  • Harrisburg [Poinsett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg [Poinsett County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Fisher
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,289 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<7>
  • Diaz [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diaz
    • Diaz [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Fisher
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,208 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diaz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diaz
  • Weiner [Poinsett County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weiner
    • Weiner [Poinsett County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Fisher
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 662 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weiner
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cherry Valley [Cross County]
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      • Cherry Valley [Cross County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Fisher
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 572 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherry Valley<7>
    • Grubbs [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grubbs
      • Grubbs [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Fisher
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 353 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grubbs
    • Hickory Ridge [Cross County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Ridge
      • Hickory Ridge [Cross County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Fisher
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 233 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Ridge
    • Campbell Station [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campbell Station
      • Campbell Station [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Fisher
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 228 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campbell Station have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbell Station
    • Tupelo [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tupelo
      • Tupelo [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Fisher
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 168 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tupelo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<7>
    • Beedeville [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beedeville
      • Beedeville [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Fisher
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 97 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beedeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beedeville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fisher ...

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

Adding Fisher to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fisher 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 Fisher was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fisher on our Genealogy Page.

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About Poinsett County

About Arkansas

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

The official website for Poinsett County: www.poinsettco.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Poinsett, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fisher.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fisher - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 city (such as Fisher). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fisher or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fisher) 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 Fisher. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FisherOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fisher. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4915, Longitude: -90.9726       In this case, the coordinates for Fisher have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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