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Welcome to Parks ...

Parks is located in Scott County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Parks, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1851.

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 is located in the (479) area code.

The ZIP code for Parks: 72950<3>

Communities Also Named Parks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we 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.

Communities near Parks ...

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

  • Waldron
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Oden
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oden
    • Oden is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oden <4>
  • Boles
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
  • Cardiff
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cardiff have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cardiff
    • Cardiff is located in Scott County
  • Y City
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Y City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Y City
    • Y City is located in Scott County
  • Harvey
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harvey have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harvey
    • Harvey is located in Scott County
  • Little Texas
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Texas
    • Little Texas is located in Scott County
  • Winfield
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winfield
    • Winfield is located in Scott County
  • Gravelly
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravelly
    • Gravelly is located in Yell County
  • Golden City ‑ Historic
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Golden City
    • Golden City is located in Logan County

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Parks.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Parks. See our Newspapers 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.

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.

Adding Parks to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Parks was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Parks in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Parks.

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: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Scott, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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