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Gum Springs, Arkansas
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Welcome to Gum Springs ...

The town of Gum Springs is located in Clark County.

A typical abbreviation for Gum Springs: Gum Spgs. (or less commonly used: Gum Spngs. or Gum Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Gum Springs has a population of 113 people<1> (see below for details).

Gum Springs is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Gum Springs is located in the (870) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gum Springs had a population of 120 people. This makes Gum Springs the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 120 people, the population of Gum Springs decreased 38.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 194 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Gum Springs had an population of 113 people. This is a decrease of 5.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 41.75% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gum Springs.

Communities near Gum Springs ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2017
Antoine   [Map]   112   W   18 miles [29 km]
Arkadelphia   [Map]   10,650   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Caddo Valley   [Map]   595   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Donaldson   [Map]   301   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Friendship   [Map]   190   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gurdon   [Map]   2,098   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Gum Springs ...

While we believe that this Gum Springs is located in Clark County, we know of another 4 Arkansas communities named Gum Springs. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cleveland, Newton, Pulaski and White County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 19 communities that are also named Gum Springs - they are located in Alabama (3), Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi (2), North Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas (3) and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gum Springs. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gum Springs. 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 Gum Springs.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gum Springs ...

Looking for more information about Gum Springs? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Gum Springs? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Gum Springs. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gum Springs.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gum Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Gum Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gum Springs) 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 Gum Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gum Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gum Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0641, Longitude: -93.0955     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gum Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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