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Welcome to Poplar Ridge ...

Poplar Ridge is located in Craighead County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Poplar Ridge: Poplar Rdg. (or less commonly used: Poplar Rdge. or Poplar Ridg.)

Poplar Ridge is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Poplar Ridge lies within the (870) area code.

Communities Also Named Poplar Ridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Poplar Ridge - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, Illinois (2), Manitoba, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Poplar Ridge ...

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

  • Jonesboro
  • Paragould
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paragould
    • Paragould lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Poplar Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paragould have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paragould
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paragould<5>
  • Trumann
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trumann
    • Trumann lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Poplar Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,906 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trumann have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trumann
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trumann<5>
  • Brookland
  • Manila
  • Leachville
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    • Leachville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Poplar Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,843 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leachville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leachville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leachville<5>
  • Bay
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bay
    • Bay lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Poplar Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,816 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bay<5>
  • Lepanto
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lepanto
    • Lepanto lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Poplar Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,796 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lepanto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lepanto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lepanto<5>
  • Monette
  • Caraway
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    • Caraway lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Poplar Ridge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,288 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caraway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caraway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caraway<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Poplar Ridge ...

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

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

The official website for Craighead County: www.craigheadcounty.org/

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 Craighead, 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 Poplar Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Poplar Ridge) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poplar Ridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8298, Longitude: -90.4045       In this case, the coordinates for Poplar Ridge 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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