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Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas

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Welcome to Horseshoe Bend ...

The city of Horseshoe Bend is primarily located in Izard County. A portion of Horseshoe Bend extends into Fulton County and Sharp County.

A typical abbreviation for Horseshoe Bend: Horseshoe Bnd.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Horseshoe Bend has a population of 2,126 people<1> (see below for details).

Horseshoe Bend is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Horseshoe Bend lies within the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Horseshoe Bend: 72512<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Horseshoe Bend had a population of 2,184 people (which is 15.95% of the total population of Izard County). This makes Horseshoe Bend the county's most populous community.

The population of Horseshoe Bend represents 0.07% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 126th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,184 people, the population of Horseshoe Bend decreased 4.13% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 2,278 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Horseshoe Bend had an population of 2,126 people. This is a decrease of 2.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.67% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Horseshoe Bend.

Communities near Horseshoe Bend ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Horseshoe Bend and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Ash Flat   [Map]   1,089   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cherokee Village   [Map]   4,644   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Evening Shade   [Map]   430   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hardy   [Map]   760   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Highland   [Map]   1,097   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Melbourne   [Map]   1,813   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Horseshoe Bend ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Horseshoe Bend - they are located in Georgia (4), Idaho, Nevada and Virginia.

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

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 Horseshoe Bend. 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 Horseshoe Bend. 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 Horseshoe Bend. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Horseshoe Bend:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Horseshoe Bend ...

Looking for more information about Horseshoe Bend? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Horseshoe Bend, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Horseshoe Bend.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Horseshoe Bend. 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Horseshoe Bend. 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 Horseshoe Bend.

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

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<3>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 Horseshoe Bend). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Horseshoe Bend or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Horseshoe Bend. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Horseshoe Bend) 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 Horseshoe Bend. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Horseshoe Bend

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Horseshoe Bend. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2216, Longitude: -91.7399     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Horseshoe Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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