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Welcome to Old Town ...

Old Town is located in Lafayette County<1>.

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

Old Town is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Old Town: (870)

Communities Also Named Old Town ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Old Town: This one is located in Lafayette County and the other is located in Phillips County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 35 communities that are also named Old Town - they are located in Alabama (3), British Columbia, California (5), Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana (2), Iowa, Maine, Maryland (2), Missouri (2), Montana, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina (2), Northwest Territories, Ohio (2), Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Old Town ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Old Town.

  • Hope [Hempstead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hope
    • Hope [Hempstead County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Old Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,599 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hope<5>
  • Stamps [Lafayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stamps
    • Stamps [Lafayette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Old Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,465 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamps
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stamps<5>
  • Waldo [Columbia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waldo
    • Waldo [Columbia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Old Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,265 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waldo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waldo<5>
  • Fouke [Miller County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fouke
    • Fouke [Miller County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Old Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 878 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fouke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fouke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fouke<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garland [Miller County]
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      • Garland [Miller County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Old Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 236 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garland
    • Buckner [Lafayette County]
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      • Buckner [Lafayette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Old Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buckner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckner
    • Willisville [Nevada County]
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      • Willisville [Nevada County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Old Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 141 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willisville
    • Bodcaw [Nevada County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bodcaw
      • Bodcaw [Nevada County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Old Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bodcaw
    • Patmos [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patmos
      • Patmos [Hempstead County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Old Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 60 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Patmos have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patmos
    • Kress City [Lafayette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kress City
      • Kress City [Lafayette County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Old Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kress City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kress City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Old Town ...

Looking for more information about Old Town? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Old Town, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Old Town.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Old Town. 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 Lafayette, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Old Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Old Town) 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 Old Town. 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 Old Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3848, Longitude: -93.5757       In this case, the coordinates for Old Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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