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Welcome to Harrison ...

The city of Harrison is located in the Arkansas Ozarks.

Harrison is located in Boone County<1> and is the County Seat for Boone County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harrison has a population of 13,080 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Harrison is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Harrison: (870)

The ZIP codes for Harrison: 72601-72602<5>

Websites for Harrison ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.harrison-chamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Harrison, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harrison had an population of 13,080 people. This is an increase of 1.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harrison had a population of 12,943 people (or 35.07% of the total population of Boone County). This makes Harrison the county's most populous community.

The population of Harrison represents 0.44% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 29th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,943 people, the population of Harrison increased 6.51% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,152 people).

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

Communities Also Named Harrison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 45 communities that are also named Harrison - they are located in California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey (3), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio (6), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Harrison ...

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

  • Green Forest [Carroll County]
  • Diamond City [Boone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond City
    • Diamond City [Boone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Harrison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diamond City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diamond City<7>
  • Bergman [Boone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bergman
    • Bergman [Boone County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Harrison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 510 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bergman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bergman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bergman<7>
  • Jasper [Newton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
    • Jasper [Newton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Harrison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alpena [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpena
      • Alpena [Boone County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Harrison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 397 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alpena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpena<7>
    • Western Grove [Newton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Western Grove
      • Western Grove [Newton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Harrison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 361 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Western Grove
    • Lead Hill [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lead Hill
      • Lead Hill [Boone County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Harrison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lead Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lead Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lead Hill<7>
    • Pyatt [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pyatt
      • Pyatt [Marion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Harrison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 230 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pyatt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pyatt
    • Omaha [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Omaha
      • Omaha [Boone County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Harrison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 173 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Omaha have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Omaha
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Omaha<7>
    • Valley Springs [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Springs
      • Valley Springs [Boone County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Harrison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 169 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley 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 Harrison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harrison.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Harrison. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Harrison.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harrison ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Harrison. 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 Boone, 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 Harrison.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harrison - 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 Harrison). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Harrison or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Harrison includes: 72601 & 72602.
<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- Harrison) 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 Harrison. 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 Harrison

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harrison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2430, Longitude: -93.1198       In this case, the coordinates for Harrison 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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