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Parks, Arkansas

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The location of Parks

Welcome to Parks ...

Parks is located in Scott County.

The location of Parks has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Parks is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Parks lies within the (479) area code.

The ZIP code for Parks: 72950<3>

Communities near Parks ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Parks and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Boles   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Golden City - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gravelly   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Harvey   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Little Texas   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oden   [Map]   215   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Parks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Parks - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, Georgia (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Utah.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Parks. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Parks. 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 Parks.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parks ...

Looking for more information about Parks? 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.

Looking for more information about Parks? 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 Parks, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Parks.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arkansas

About Scott County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parks - 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 community (such as Parks). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Parks 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Parks) 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 Parks. 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 Parks

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8020, Longitude: -93.9608     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Parks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Parks.

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