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Welcome to Kelso ...

Kelso is located in Desha County<1>.

Kelso is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Kelso: (870)

Communities Also Named Kelso ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Kelso - they are located in California (2), Idaho (2), Indiana (2), Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska (2), North Dakota, Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Kelso ...

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

  • Dumas [Desha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumas
    • Dumas [Desha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Kelso
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,046 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dumas<4>
  • McGehee [Desha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McGehee
    • McGehee [Desha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Kelso
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,683 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McGehee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McGehee<4>
  • Rosedale [Bolivar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale
    • Rosedale [Bolivar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Kelso
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,588 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosedale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosedale<4>
  • Benoit [Bolivar County]
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    • Benoit [Bolivar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Kelso
    • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benoit have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benoit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benoit<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mitchellville [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchellville
      • Mitchellville [Desha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Kelso
      • Estimated population in 2019: 339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchellville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchellville
    • Beulah [Bolivar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beulah
      • Beulah [Bolivar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Kelso
      • Estimated population in 2019: 325 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beulah
    • Arkansas City [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkansas City
      • Arkansas City [Desha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Kelso
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkansas City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkansas City
    • Tillar [Drew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tillar
      • Tillar [Drew County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Kelso
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tillar have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tillar
    • Watson [Desha County]
    • Winchester [Drew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Drew County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Kelso
      • Estimated population in 2019: 159 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kelso. 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 Kelso.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kelso. See our Newspapers Page for Kelso.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kelso ...

Looking for more information about Kelso? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Kelso, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Kelso.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Desha County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kelso. 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 Desha, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kelso - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Kelso) 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 Kelso. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kelso

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kelso. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7995, Longitude: -91.2702    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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