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Poughkeepsie, Arkansas

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Welcome to Poughkeepsie ...

Poughkeepsie is located in Sharp County.

When the people of Poughkeepsie refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Poughkeepsian<1>

Poughkeepsie is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Poughkeepsie: (870)

The ZIP code for Poughkeepsie: 72569<3>

Communities near Poughkeepsie ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Poughkeepsie and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Ash Flat   [Map]   1,089   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cave City   [Map]   1,909   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cherokee Village   [Map]   4,644   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Evening Shade   [Map]   430   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hardy   [Map]   760   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Highland   [Map]   1,097   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Poughkeepsie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Poughkeepsie - it's located in New York.

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

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 Poughkeepsie. 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 Poughkeepsie. 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 Poughkeepsie.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Poughkeepsie ...

Looking for more information about Poughkeepsie? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Arkansas

About Sharp County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sharp County:

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Poughkeepsie refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Poughkeepsie may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Poughkeepsie - 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 Poughkeepsie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Poughkeepsie 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Poughkeepsie) 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 Poughkeepsie. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Poughkeepsie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Poughkeepsie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0768, Longitude: -91.4792     [Map].

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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 Poughkeepsie.

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