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Welcome to Pencil Bluff ...

Pencil Bluff is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

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

Pencil Bluff is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pencil Bluff lies within the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Pencil Bluff: 71965<4>

Communities near Pencil Bluff ...

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

  • Mount Ida [Montgomery County]
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    • Mount Ida [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Pencil Bluff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Ida have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Ida
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Ida<6>
  • Norman [Montgomery County]
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    • Norman [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Pencil Bluff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 363 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norman<6>
  • Black Springs [Montgomery County]
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    • Black Springs [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Pencil Bluff
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 94 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Springs
  • Washita [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washita
    • Washita [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Pencil Bluff
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washita
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cox Spring [Montgomery County]
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      • Cox Spring [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Pencil Bluff
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cox Spring
    • Story [Montgomery County]
    • Little Texas [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little Texas
      • Little Texas [Scott County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Pencil Bluff
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little Texas
    • Ophir [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ophir
      • Ophir [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Pencil Bluff
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ophir have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ophir
    • Harvey [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harvey
      • Harvey [Scott County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Pencil Bluff
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harvey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harvey
    • Big Fork [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Fork
      • Big Fork [Polk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Pencil Bluff
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Fork

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

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

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

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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.

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 Montgomery, 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 Pencil Bluff - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pencil BluffOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Pencil Bluff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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