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Parkin, Arkansas

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Welcome to Parkin ...

The city of Parkin is located in Cross County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Parkin has a population of 1,017 people<1> (see below for details).

Parkin is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Parkin is within the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Parkin: 72373<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Parkin had a population of 1,105 people (which is 6.18% of the total population of Cross County). This makes Parkin the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Parkin represents 0.04% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 182nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,105 people, the population of Parkin decreased 31.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,602 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Parkin had an population of 1,017 people. This is a decrease of 7.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 36.52% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Parkin ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Parkin and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017
Caldwell   [Map]   485   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cherry Valley   [Map]   600   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Crawfordsville   [Map]   467   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Earle   [Map]   2,244   E   5 miles [8 km]
Madison   [Map]   690   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Marion   [Map]   12,440   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

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 Parkin. 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 Parkin. 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 Parkin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parkin ...

Looking for more information about Parkin? 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 Parkin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Parkin.

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) Parkin. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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 ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Parkin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Parkin.

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

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<3>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 Parkin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Parkin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Parkin. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Parkin) 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 Parkin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Parkin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parkin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2633, Longitude: -90.5528     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Parkin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Parkin.


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