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Welcome to Hot Springs ...

The city of Hot Springs is located in Garland County and is the County Seat for Garland County.

A typical abbreviation for Hot Springs: Hot Spgs. (or less commonly used: Hot Spngs. or Hot Sprngs.)

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Hot Springs had a population of 35,193 people.<1> (see below for details).

Hot Springs is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Hot Springs: (501)

Population Details ...

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hot Springs.

Communities near Hot Springs ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Hot Springs and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Donaldson   [Map]   299   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fountain Lake   [Map]   511   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Friendship   [Map]   188   S   18 miles [29 km]
Lonsdale   [Map]   95   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Magnet Cove   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Malvern   [Map]   10,941   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Hot Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Hot Springs - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, California (4), Colorado, Idaho, Montana (2), Nevada (7), New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon (2), South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah (3), Virginia and Washington.

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

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 Hot Springs. 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 Hot 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 Hot Springs. Our list includes 56 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hot Springs:

Websites for Hot Springs ...

Official Website:   www.ci.hot-springs.ar.us/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.hotspringschamber.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hot Springs ...

Looking for more information about Hot Springs? 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 Hot Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Hot Springs.

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) Hot Springs. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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 ...

The official website for Hot Springs: www.ci.hot-springs.ar.us/

The official website for Garland County: www.garlandcounty.org/

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hot Springs.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Hot Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hot Springs) 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 Hot Springs. 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 Hot Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hot Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4957, Longitude: -93.0500     [Map].

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Hot Springs.