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Welcome to Oil Trough ...

The town of Oil Trough is located in Independence County<1>.

The location of Oil Trough has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oil Trough has a population of 274 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Oil Trough.

Oil Trough is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Oil Trough: (870)

The ZIP code for Oil Trough: 72564<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oil Trough had an population of 274 people. This is an increase of 5.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oil Trough had a population of 260 people. This makes Oil Trough the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 260 people, the population of Oil Trough increased 19.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 218 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Oil Trough.

Adding Oil Trough to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Oil Trough in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Oil Trough was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oil Trough on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Oil Trough ...

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

  • Batesville [Independence County]
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    • Batesville [Independence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Oil Trough
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,878 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Batesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Batesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Batesville<7>
  • Newport [Jackson County]
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    • Newport [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Oil Trough
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,474 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<7>
  • Southside [Independence County]
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    • Southside [Independence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Oil Trough
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southside
  • Tuckerman [Jackson County]
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    • Tuckerman [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Oil Trough
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,682 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuckerman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuckerman<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Diaz [Jackson County]
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      • Diaz [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Oil Trough
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,208 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diaz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Diaz
    • Newark [Independence County]
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      • Newark [Independence County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Oil Trough
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,199 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<7>
    • Bradford [White County]
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      • Bradford [White County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Oil Trough
      • Estimated population in 2019: 736 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradford
    • Sulphur Rock [Independence County]
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      • Sulphur Rock [Independence County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Oil Trough
      • Estimated population in 2019: 467 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sulphur Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulphur Rock
    • Pleasant Plains [Independence County]
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      • Pleasant Plains [Independence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Oil Trough
      • Estimated population in 2019: 364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Plains
    • Campbell Station [Jackson County]
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      • Campbell Station [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Oil Trough
      • Estimated population in 2019: 229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campbell Station have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbell Station

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oil Trough. See our Newspapers Page for Oil Trough.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oil Trough ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oil Trough. 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 Independence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oil Trough.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oil Trough - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 town (such as Oil Trough). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oil Trough or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oil Trough) 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 Oil Trough. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oil TroughOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oil Trough. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6296, Longitude: -91.4611       In this case, the coordinates for Oil Trough have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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