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Pencil Bluff, Arkansas

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The location of Pencil Bluff

Welcome to Pencil Bluff ...

Pencil Bluff is located in Montgomery County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Pencil Bluff: Pencil Blf. (or less commonly used: Pencil Bluf.)

Pencil Bluff is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Pencil Bluff is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Pencil Bluff: 71965<3>

Communities near Pencil Bluff ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<5>
Aly   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Big Fork   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Black Springs   [Map]   95   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cox Spring   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fannie   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Harvey   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 Pencil Bluff. 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 Pencil Bluff. 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 Pencil Bluff.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pencil Bluff ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Pencil Bluff - 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 Pencil Bluff). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pencil Bluff 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pencil Bluff) 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 Pencil Bluff. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pencil Bluff

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pencil Bluff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6298, Longitude: -93.7344     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pencil Bluff 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 Pencil Bluff.

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