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Napoleon, Arkansas

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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.

We aren't confident of the location of Napoleon, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

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

The location where Napoleon once stood is in the (870) area code.

Communities near Napoleon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Napoleon and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Napoleon. 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 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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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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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<3>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- Napoleon) 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 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8018, Longitude: -91.0709     [Map].

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<4>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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