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Welcome to Gurdon ...

The city of Gurdon is located in Clark County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gurdon has a population of 2,100 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Gurdon.

Gurdon is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Gurdon: (870)

The ZIP code for Gurdon: 71743<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gurdon had an population of 2,100 people. This is a decrease of 5.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gurdon had a population of 2,212 people (or 9.62% of the total population of Clark County). This makes Gurdon the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Gurdon represents 0.08% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 124th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,212 people, the population of Gurdon decreased 2.81% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,276 people).

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

Communities near Gurdon ...

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

  • Arkadelphia [Clark County]
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    • Arkadelphia [Clark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Gurdon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,628 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkadelphia have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arkadelphia<7>
  • Prescott [Nevada County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prescott
    • Prescott [Nevada County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Gurdon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,927 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prescott<7>
  • Caddo Valley [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caddo Valley
    • Caddo Valley [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Gurdon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 635 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caddo Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caddo Valley
  • Sparkman [Dallas County]
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    • Sparkman [Dallas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Gurdon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 359 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sparkman have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparkman
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chidester [Ouachita County]
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      • Chidester [Ouachita County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Gurdon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 256 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chidester have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chidester
    • Okolona [Clark County]
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      • Okolona [Clark County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Gurdon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Okolona have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Okolona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Okolona<7>
    • Bluff City [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluff City
      • Bluff City [Nevada County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Gurdon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 114 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluff City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluff City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluff City<7>
    • Gum Springs [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gum Springs
      • Gum Springs [Clark County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Gurdon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 110 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gum Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gum Springs
    • Antoine [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antoine
      • Antoine [Pike County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Gurdon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Gurdon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 85 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whelen Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 Gurdon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gurdon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gurdon ...

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

Adding Gurdon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gurdon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Gurdon was on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).

We also found Gurdon in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gurdon on our Genealogy Page.

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About Clark County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gurdon. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gurdon.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gurdon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Gurdon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gurdon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gurdon) 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 Gurdon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GurdonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gurdon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9200, Longitude: -93.1530    
<6>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.
<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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