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Welcome to Gum Springs ...

The town of Gum Springs is located in Clark County<1>.

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gum Springs has a population of 113 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

The telephone area code for Gum Springs: (870)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 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).

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 (with a count of 194 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Gum Springs ...

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

  • Arkadelphia [Clark County]
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    • Arkadelphia [Clark County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Gum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,726 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkadelphia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arkadelphia<6>
  • Gurdon [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gurdon
    • Gurdon [Clark County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Gum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurdon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gurdon<6>
  • Caddo Valley [Clark County]
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    • Caddo Valley [Clark County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Gum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 642 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caddo Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caddo Valley
  • Midway [Hot Spring County]
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    • Midway [Hot Spring County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Gum Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 391 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sparkman [Dallas County]
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      • Sparkman [Dallas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Gum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 375 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparkman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Donaldson [Hot Spring County]
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      • Donaldson [Hot Spring County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Gum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donaldson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donaldson
    • Friendship [Hot Spring County]
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      • Friendship [Hot Spring County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Gum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Okolona [Clark County]
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      • Okolona [Clark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Gum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Okolona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<6>
    • Antoine [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antoine
      • Antoine [Pike County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Gum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 108 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antoine
    • Whelen Springs [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whelen Springs
      • Whelen Springs [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Gum Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 85 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whelen Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whelen Springs

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gum Springs.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gum Springs. See our Newspapers 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 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 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clark County: www.clarkcountyarkansas.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 Clark, 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 Gum Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gum Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gum Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0641, Longitude: -93.0955       In this case, the coordinates for Gum Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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