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Welcome to Hot Springs ...

The city of Hot Springs is located in Garland County<1> 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 2019, Hot Springs has a population of 38,797 people<2> (see below for details).

Hot Springs is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hot Springs lies within the (501) area code.

Websites for Hot Springs ...

Official Website:   www.ci.hot-springs.ar.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hotspringschamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hot Springs had an population of 38,797 people. This is an increase of 10.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.52% since the 2000 Census).

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 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 (with a count of 35,750 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Hot Springs ...

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

  • Malvern [Hot Spring County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malvern
    • Malvern [Hot Spring County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Hot Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,931 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Malvern have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malvern
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Malvern<6>
  • Mountain Pine [Garland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Pine
    • Mountain Pine [Garland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Hot Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 783 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Pine have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Pine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Pine<6>
  • Rockport [Hot Spring County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockport
    • Rockport [Hot Spring County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Hot Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 704 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockport
  • Fountain Lake [Garland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fountain Lake
    • Fountain Lake [Garland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Hot Springs
    • Estimated population in 2019: 573 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fountain Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Lake
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Midway [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
      • Midway [Hot Spring County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Hot Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 391 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Donaldson [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donaldson
      • Donaldson [Hot Spring County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Hot Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donaldson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donaldson
    • Perla [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perla
      • Perla [Hot Spring County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Hot Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 247 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perla have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perla
    • Friendship [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
      • Friendship [Hot Spring County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Hot Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
    • Lonsdale [Garland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lonsdale
      • Lonsdale [Garland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Hot Springs
      • Estimated population in 2019: 101 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lonsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lonsdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lonsdale<6>
    • Magnet Cove [Hot Spring County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnet Cove
      • Magnet Cove [Hot Spring County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Hot Springs
      • Estimated population in 2014: 5 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnet Cove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnet Cove

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hot Springs. Our list includes 56 papers. See our Newspapers Page 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

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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: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Garland, 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 Hot Springs.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hot Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hot Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hot Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hot Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4957, Longitude: -93.0500    
<5>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.
<6>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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