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Gum Springs, Arkansas
(White County)

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The location of Gum Springs

Welcome to Gum Springs ...

So far, we have found very little information about Gum Springs. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Gum Springs to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Gum Springs, please Contact Us.

Gum Springs would have been located within present day White County.

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.)

While the community is gone, the present day location for Gum Springs is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Gum Springs was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Gum Springs would have been located in the (501) area code.

Communities near Gum Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Gum Springs and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Austin   [Map]   3,282   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bald Knob   [Map]   2,881   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Beebe   [Map]   8,146   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Garner   [Map]   285   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Judsonia   [Map]   1,992   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kensett   [Map]   1,633   NE   4 miles [6.4 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 White County, we know of another 4 Arkansas communities named Gum Springs. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clark, Cleveland, Newton and Pulaski 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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gum Springs. If available, we provide a satellite 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:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About White County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for White County:

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Gum Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gum Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2051, Longitude: -91.7376     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gum Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>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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