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Welcome to Horseshoe Bend ...

The city of Horseshoe Bend is primarily located in Izard County<1>. 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 2019, Horseshoe Bend has a population of 2,109 people<2> (see below for details).

Horseshoe Bend is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Horseshoe Bend: (870)

The ZIP code for Horseshoe Bend: 72512<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Horseshoe Bend had an population of 2,109 people. This is a decrease of 3.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Horseshoe Bend had a population of 2,184 people (or 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 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 (with a count of 2,278 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Horseshoe Bend ...

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

  • Cherokee Village [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee Village
    • Cherokee Village [Fulton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Horseshoe Bend
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,661 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee Village
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherokee Village<6>
  • Melbourne [Izard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melbourne
    • Melbourne [Izard County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Horseshoe Bend
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,868 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melbourne have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melbourne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Melbourne<6>
  • Salem [Fulton County]
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    • Salem [Fulton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Horseshoe Bend
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,675 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
  • Highland [Sharp County]
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    • Highland [Sharp County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Horseshoe Bend
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,107 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ash Flat [Sharp County]
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      • Ash Flat [Sharp County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Horseshoe Bend
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,098 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ash Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ash Flat
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ash Flat<6>
    • Hardy [Sharp County]
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      • Hardy [Sharp County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Horseshoe Bend
      • Estimated population in 2019: 765 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardy have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardy<6>
    • Oxford [Izard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
      • Oxford [Izard County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Horseshoe Bend
      • Estimated population in 2019: 679 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Evening Shade [Sharp County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evening Shade
      • Evening Shade [Sharp County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Horseshoe Bend
      • Estimated population in 2019: 444 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evening Shade have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evening Shade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evening Shade<6>
    • Mount Pleasant [Izard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Izard County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Horseshoe Bend
      • Estimated population in 2019: 415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pleasant<6>
    • Viola [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Viola
      • Viola [Fulton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Horseshoe Bend
      • Estimated population in 2019: 357 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Viola
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Viola<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Horseshoe Bend. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Izard County

About Arkansas

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.

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 Izard, 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 Horseshoe Bend.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Horseshoe Bend - 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 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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2258, Longitude: -91.7646    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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