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Welcome to Nashville ...

The city of Nashville is located in Howard County and is the County Seat for Howard County.

When the people of Nashville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Nashvillian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Nashville has a population of 4,472 people<2> (see below for details).

Nashville is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Nashville: (870)

The ZIP code for Nashville: 71852<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nashville had a population of 4,627 people (which is 33.56% of the total population of Howard County). This makes Nashville the county's most populous community.

The population of Nashville represents 0.16% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,627 people, the population of Nashville decreased 5.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,878 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Nashville had an population of 4,472 people. This is a decrease of 3.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.32% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Nashville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Nashville and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Ben Lomond   [Map]   144   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Blevins   [Map]   306   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dierks   [Map]   1,102   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lockesburg   [Map]   725   W   18 miles [29 km]
McCaskill   [Map]   92   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mineral Springs   [Map]   1,166   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Nashville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Nashville - they are located in California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and Wisconsin.

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

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 Nashville. 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 Nashville. 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 Nashville. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

Websites for Nashville ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nashville ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Nashville. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Nashville refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Nashville may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Nashville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nashville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Nashville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nashville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Nashville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nashville) 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 Nashville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nashville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nashville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9417, Longitude: -93.8509     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nashville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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