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Welcome to Flippin ...

The city of Flippin is located in the Arkansas Ozarks.

Flippin is located in Marion County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Flippin, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1878.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Flippin has a population of 1,316 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Flippin is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Flippin: (870)

The ZIP code for Flippin: 72634<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Flippin had an population of 1,316 people. This is a decrease of 2.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Flippin had a population of 1,355 people (or 8.14% of the total population of Marion County). This makes Flippin the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Flippin represents 0.05% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 165th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,355 people, the population of Flippin has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,357 people).

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

Communities Also Named Flippin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Flippin - they are located in Kentucky and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Flippin ...

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

  • Mountain Home
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Home
    • Mountain Home is located in Baxter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,638 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Home <6>
  • Gassville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gassville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gassville
    • Gassville is located in Baxter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,173 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassville <6>
  • Bull Shoals
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bull Shoals have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bull Shoals
    • Bull Shoals is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,952 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bull Shoals <6>
  • Yellville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellville
    • Yellville is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,154 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yellville <6>
  • Lakeview
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
    • Lakeview is located in Baxter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 724 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeview <6>
  • Summit
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summit
    • Summit is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 589 people
  • Norfork
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norfork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norfork
    • Norfork is located in Baxter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 542 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norfork <6>
  • Salesville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Lead Hill
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lead Hill
    • Lead Hill is located in Boone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 268 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead Hill <6>
  • Briarcliff
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Briarcliff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Briarcliff
    • Briarcliff is located in Baxter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 250 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flippin ...

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

Adding Flippin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Flippin 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 Flippin was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Flippin post office opened in 1878.

We also found Flippin on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Flippin.

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

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 Marion, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Flippin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Flippin - 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 Flippin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Flippin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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