The location of Hot Springs
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 Census Estimates for 2017, Hot Springs has a population of 36,915 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 ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hot Springs had a population of 35,193 people (which is 36.65% of the total population of Garland County). This makes Hot Springs the county's most populous community.
The population of Hot Springs represents 1.21% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 35,193 people, the population of Hot Springs decreased 1.56% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 35,750 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hot Springs had an population of 36,915 people. This is an increase of 4.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.26% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Hot Springs ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Hot Springs and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.
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 ...
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 about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hot Springs.
|<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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Hot Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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