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Hughes, Arkansas
(Saint Francis County)

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Welcome to Hughes ...

The city of Hughes is located in Saint Francis County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Hughes has a population of 1,275 people<1> (see below for details).

Hughes is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Hughes: (870)

The ZIP code for Hughes: 72348<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hughes had a population of 1,441 people (or 5.1% of the total population of Saint Francis County). This makes Hughes the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hughes represents 0.05% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 160th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,441 people, the population of Hughes decreased 22.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,867 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hughes had an population of 1,275 people. This is a decrease of 11.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 31.71% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hughes.

Communities near Hughes ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Anthonyville   [Map]   147   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Edmondson   [Map]   399   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Forrest City   [Map]   14,291   W   18 miles [29 km]
Haynes   [Map]   128   W   18 miles [29 km]
Horseshoe Lake   [Map]   275   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Jennette   [Map]   113   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Hughes ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Hughes: This one is located in Saint Francis County and the other is located in Crittenden County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 23 communities that are also named Hughes - they are located in Alaska, California, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (6) and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hughes. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hughes. 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 Hughes.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hughes ...

Looking for more information about Hughes? 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 Hughes, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hughes.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hughes - 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 Hughes). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hughes 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hughes) 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 Hughes. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hughes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hughes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9505, Longitude: -90.4712     [Map].

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