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Rison, Arkansas

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Welcome to Rison ...

The city of Rison is located in Cleveland County and is the County Seat for Cleveland County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Rison has a population of 1,256 people<1> (see below for details).

Rison is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Rison is within the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Rison: 71665<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rison had a population of 1,344 people (or 15.47% of the total population of Cleveland County). This makes Rison the county's most populous community.

The population of Rison represents 0.05% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 166th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,344 people, the population of Rison increased 5.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,271 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Rison had an population of 1,256 people. This is a decrease of 6.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.18% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rison.

Communities near Rison ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Rison and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Fordyce   [Map]   3,902   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grapevine   [Map]   ---   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ivan   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kingsland   [Map]   414   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
New Edinburg   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pinebergen   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Rison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Rison - it's located in Maryland.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Rison. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rison. 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 Rison.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rison ...

Looking for more information about Rison? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Rison, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Rison.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Rison. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rison.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rison - 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 city (such as Rison). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rison 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Rison. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rison) 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 Rison. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rison

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rison. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9567, Longitude: -92.1932     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rison have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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