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Welcome to Rison ...
The location of Rison has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Rison has a population of 1,212 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Rison.
Rison is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Rison lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Rison lies within the (870) area code.
The ZIP code for Rison: 71665<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rison had an population of 1,212 people. This is a decrease of 9.82% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.64% since the 2000 Census).
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 total 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 (with a count of 1,271 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Rison.
Adding Rison to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Rison in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Rison elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rison on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Rison ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rison.
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 Rison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rison.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Rison.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rison. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rison. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 24 Feb 2021