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Welcome to Fordyce ...

The city of Fordyce is located in Dallas County<1> and is the County Seat for Dallas County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fordyce has a population of 3,705 people<3> (see below for details).

Fordyce is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Fordyce is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Fordyce: 71742<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fordyce had an population of 3,705 people. This is a decrease of 13.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fordyce had a population of 4,300 people (which is 52.98% of the total population of Dallas County). This makes Fordyce the county's most populous community.

The population of Fordyce represents 0.15% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 72nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,300 people, the population of Fordyce decreased 10.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,799 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fordyce ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Fordyce - they are located in Alabama, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ontario and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Fordyce ...

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

  • Hampton [Calhoun County]
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    • Hampton [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Fordyce
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,258 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampton<7>
  • Rison [Cleveland County]
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    • Rison [Cleveland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Fordyce
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,212 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rison<7>
  • Bearden [Ouachita County]
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    • Bearden [Ouachita County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Fordyce
    • Estimated population in 2019: 858 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bearden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bearden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bearden<7>
  • Kingsland [Cleveland County]
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    • Kingsland [Cleveland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Fordyce
    • Estimated population in 2019: 400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Thornton [Calhoun County]
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      • Thornton [Calhoun County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Fordyce
      • Estimated population in 2019: 383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thornton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Carthage [Dallas County]
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      • Carthage [Dallas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Fordyce
      • Estimated population in 2019: 295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carthage
    • Banks [Bradley County]
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      • Banks [Bradley County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Fordyce
      • Estimated population in 2019: 116 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banks
    • Tinsman [Calhoun County]
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      • Tinsman [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Fordyce
      • Estimated population in 2019: 44 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tinsman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tinsman
    • Ivan [Dallas County]
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      • Ivan [Dallas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Fordyce
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivan
    • Saline [Cleveland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saline
      • Saline [Cleveland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Fordyce
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saline

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fordyce. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Fordyce.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fordyce ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Dallas County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fordyce. 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 Dallas, 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 Fordyce.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fordyce - 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 Fordyce). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fordyce 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Fordyce) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fordyce. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fordyce

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fordyce. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8181, Longitude: -92.4176       In this case, the coordinates for Fordyce 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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