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Welcome to Napoleon ...

So far, we have found very little information about Napoleon. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Napoleon to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Napoleon, please Contact Us.




Napoleon would have been located within present day Desha County.

Napoleon was established in 1820.

Time Zone: The area where Napoleon was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Napoleon still existed, it would have been in the (870) area code.

Communities near Napoleon ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Napoleon and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Arkansas City   [Map]   325   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Watson   [Map]   186   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Benoit (MS)   [Map]   433   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Beulah (MS)   [Map]   323   E   5 miles [8 km]
Christmas (MS)   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Gunnison (MS)   [Map]   412   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Napoleon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Napoleon - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota and Ohio (2).

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

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 Napoleon. 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 Napoleon. 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 Napoleon. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

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The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Napoleon, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Napoleon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Napoleon) 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 Napoleon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Napoleon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Napoleon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8018, Longitude: -91.0709     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Napoleon have been estimated.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Napoleon.

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