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Welcome to Prescott ...
The city of Prescott is located in Nevada County<1> and is the County Seat for Nevada County.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Prescott has a population of 2,968 people<2> (see below for details).
Prescott is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Prescott lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Prescott: (870)
The ZIP code for Prescott: 71857<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Prescott.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Prescott had an population of 2,968 people. This is a decrease of 9.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.48% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Prescott had a population of 3,296 people (or 36.63% of the total population of Nevada County). This makes Prescott the county's most populous community.
The population of Prescott represents 0.11% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,296 people, the population of Prescott decreased 10.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,686 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Prescott.
Communities Also Named Prescott ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 22 communities that are also named Prescott - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Georgia (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Washington (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Prescott.
Communities near Prescott ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Prescott.
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 Prescott. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Prescott.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Prescott. 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 Prescott.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Prescott. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Prescott.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prescott ...
Looking for more information about Prescott? 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 Prescott, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Prescott.
Adding Prescott to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Prescott in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Prescott was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Prescott.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Prescott. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Nevada County: www.co.nevada.ar.us/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 May 2023