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Welcome to Perkins ...

Perkins is located in Howard County<1>.

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

Perkins is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Perkins is located in the (870) area code.

Communities Also Named Perkins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Perkins - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Quebec, South Dakota, West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Perkins ...

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

  • Nashville [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nashville
    • Nashville [Howard County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Perkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,290 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashville<5>
  • Murfreesboro [Pike County]
  • Mineral Springs [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Springs
    • Mineral Springs [Howard County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Perkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,139 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineral Springs<5>
  • Dierks [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dierks
    • Dierks [Howard County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Perkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,076 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dierks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dierks<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lockesburg [Sevier County]
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      • Lockesburg [Sevier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Perkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 710 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockesburg
    • Tollette [Howard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tollette
      • Tollette [Howard County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Perkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 247 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tollette
    • Daisy [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daisy
      • Daisy [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Perkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daisy
    • McCaskill [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCaskill
      • McCaskill [Hempstead County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Perkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 95 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCaskill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCaskill
    • Ozan [Hempstead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozan
      • Ozan [Hempstead County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Perkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 79 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ozan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozan
    • Highland [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
      • Highland [Pike County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Perkins
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Perkins. 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 Perkins.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Perkins ...

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

Adding Perkins to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Perkins was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Perkins on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Perkins. 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 Howard, 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 Perkins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Perkins) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Perkins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0768, Longitude: -93.8599       In this case, the coordinates for Perkins have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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