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Welcome to Melbourne ...

The city of Melbourne is located in Izard County and is the County Seat for Izard County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Melbourne has a population of 1,813 people<1> (see below for details).

Melbourne is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Melbourne: (870)

The ZIP code for Melbourne: 72556<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Melbourne had a population of 1,848 people (or 13.49% of the total population of Izard County). This makes Melbourne the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Melbourne represents 0.06% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 141st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,848 people, the population of Melbourne increased 10.46% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,673 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Melbourne had an population of 1,813 people. This is a decrease of 1.89% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.37% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Melbourne ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Calico Rock   [Map]   1,760   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cushman   [Map]   457   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Evening Shade   [Map]   430   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Franklin   [Map]   191   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Horseshoe Bend   [Map]   2,126   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mount Pleasant   [Map]   414   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Melbourne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Melbourne - they are located in California, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Tennessee and Washington.

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

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 Melbourne. 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 Melbourne. 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 Melbourne. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

Websites for Melbourne ...

Official Website: www.melbournear.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Melbourne ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Melbourne: www.melbournear.com/

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 Melbourne.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Melbourne. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0530, Longitude: -91.9160     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Melbourne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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