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Welcome to Pine Bluff ...

The city of Pine Bluff is located in Jefferson County<1> and is the County Seat for Jefferson County.

When the people of Pine Bluff refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Pine Bluffian<2>

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pine Bluff has a population of 41,619 people<3> (see below for details).

Pine Bluff was established in 1832.

The community of Pine Bluff is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Pine Bluff: (870)

The ZIP codes for Pine Bluff: 71601, 71603, 71611, 71613<5>

Websites for Pine Bluff ...

Official Website:   www.cityofpinebluff.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.pinebluffchamber.com/

Junior League:   jlpb.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pine Bluff had an population of 41,619 people. This is a decrease of 15.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pine Bluff had a population of 49,083 people (or 63.39% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Pine Bluff the county's most populous community.

The population of Pine Bluff represents 1.68% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 49,083 people, the population of Pine Bluff decreased 10.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 55,085 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Pine Bluff.

Communities Also Named Pine Bluff ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Pine Bluff - they are located in California, Florida (2), Maryland, Mississippi (3), Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Pine Bluff ...

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

  • White Hall (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Hall
    • White Hall lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Pine Bluff and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,889 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Hall
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Hall<8>
  • Redfield (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Redfield
    • Redfield lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Pine Bluff and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,492 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Redfield have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Redfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Redfield<8>
  • Altheimer (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altheimer
    • Altheimer lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Pine Bluff and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 793 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altheimer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altheimer<8>
  • Grady (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grady
    • Grady lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Pine Bluff and is located in Lincoln County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 390 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grady
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grady<8>
  • Wabbaseka (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wabbaseka
    • Wabbaseka lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Pine Bluff and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wabbaseka
  • Sherrill (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherrill
    • Sherrill lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Pine Bluff and is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherrill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherrill
  • Rob Roy (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rob Roy
    • Rob Roy lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Pine Bluff and is located in Jefferson County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rob Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rob Roy
  • Sulphur Springs (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulphur Springs
    • Sulphur Springs lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Pine Bluff and is located in Jefferson County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulphur Springs
  • Pinebergen (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pinebergen
    • Pinebergen lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Pine Bluff and is located in Jefferson County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinebergen
  • Pastoria (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pastoria
    • Pastoria lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Pine Bluff and is located in Jefferson County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pastoria

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pine Bluff. Our list includes 39 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pine Bluff.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pine Bluff ...

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

Adding Pine Bluff to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pine Bluff 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 Pine Bluff was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Pine Bluff on a map titled William Bradley Map (1889).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Pine Bluff

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About Jefferson County

About Arkansas

The official website for Pine Bluff: www.cityofpinebluff.com/

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffersoncountyark.com/

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 Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Pine Bluff refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Pine Bluff may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pine Bluff.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pine Bluff - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 city (such as Pine Bluff). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pine Bluff or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pine Bluff) 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 Pine Bluff. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pine BluffOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pine Bluff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2238, Longitude: -92.0033    
<7>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.
<8>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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