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Welcome to Murfreesboro ...

The city of Murfreesboro is located in Pike County<1> and is the County Seat for Pike County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Murfreesboro has a population of 1,586 people<2> (see below for details).

Murfreesboro is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Murfreesboro is within the boundaries of the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Murfreesboro: 71958<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Murfreesboro had an population of 1,586 people. This is a decrease of 3.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Murfreesboro had a population of 1,641 people (which is 14.53% of the total population of Pike County). This makes Murfreesboro the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Murfreesboro represents 0.06% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 152nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,641 people, the population of Murfreesboro decreased 6.97% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,764 people).

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

Communities Also Named Murfreesboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Murfreesboro - they are located in North Carolina and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Murfreesboro ...

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

  • Nashville [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashville
    • Nashville [Howard County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Murfreesboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,386 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashville<7>
  • Mineral Springs [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Springs
    • Mineral Springs [Howard County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Murfreesboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,148 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineral Springs<7>
  • Dierks [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dierks
    • Dierks [Howard County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Murfreesboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,082 people
    • Former name for Dierks:
    • Hardscrabble
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dierks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dierks<7>
  • Amity [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amity
    • Amity [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Murfreesboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 685 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amity have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amity
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blevins [Hempstead County]
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      • Blevins [Hempstead County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Murfreesboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 301 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blevins have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blevins
    • Delight [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delight
      • Delight [Pike County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Murfreesboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 271 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delight
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delight<7>
    • Daisy [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daisy
      • Daisy [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Murfreesboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 110 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daisy
    • Antoine [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antoine
      • Antoine [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Murfreesboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 108 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antoine
    • McCaskill [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCaskill
      • McCaskill [Hempstead County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Murfreesboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 97 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCaskill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCaskill
    • Ozan [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozan
      • Ozan [Hempstead County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Murfreesboro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 81 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ozan have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozan

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Murfreesboro. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Murfreesboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murfreesboro ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Pike County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Murfreesboro. 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 Pike, 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 Murfreesboro.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Murfreesboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Murfreesboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Murfreesboro or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Murfreesboro) 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 Murfreesboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Murfreesboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murfreesboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0645, Longitude: -93.6901    
<6>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.
<7>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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