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Oak Flat, Arkansas

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Welcome to Oak Flat ...

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

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

Oak Flat was located in the Arkansas Ozarks.

Oak Flat would have been located within present day Van Buren County.

A typical abbreviation for Oak Flat: Oak Flt.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Oak Flat is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The location where Oak Flat once stood is in the (501) area code.

Communities near Oak Flat ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Oak Flat and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Alread   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Baker   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Big Flat   [Map]   103   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Clinton   [Map]   2,518   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Crabtree   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fairfield Bay   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Oak Flat ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Oak Flat - they are located in Texas (2) and West Virginia.

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

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 Oak Flat. 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 Oak Flat. 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 Oak Flat.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Oak Flat no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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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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 Oak Flat, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oak Flat - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Oak Flat. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oak Flat) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Flat. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7687, Longitude: -92.5502     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Flat have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Oak Flat.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Oak Flat.