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Welcome to Roy ...

Roy is located in Pike County<1>.

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

Roy is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Roy is located in the (870) area code.

Communities Also Named Roy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Roy: This one is located in Pike County and the other is located in Mississippi County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 24 communities that are also named Roy - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Brunswick, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Washington.

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

Communities near Roy ...

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

  • Nashville [Howard County]
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    • Nashville [Howard County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Roy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,290 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashville<5>
  • Murfreesboro [Pike County]
  • Mineral Springs [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral Springs
    • Mineral Springs [Howard County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Roy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,139 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineral Springs<5>
  • Dierks [Howard County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dierks
    • Dierks [Howard County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Roy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,076 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dierks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dierks<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blevins [Hempstead County]
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      • Blevins [Hempstead County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Roy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blevins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blevins
    • Delight [Pike County]
    • Tollette [Howard County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tollette
      • Tollette [Howard County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Roy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 247 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tollette
    • Washington [Hempstead County]
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      • Washington [Hempstead County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Roy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washington<5>
    • Daisy [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daisy
      • Daisy [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Roy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daisy
    • Antoine [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antoine
      • Antoine [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Roy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 108 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antoine

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roy ...

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

Adding Roy to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Roy in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Roy was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Roy on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Pike County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Pike, 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 Roy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Roy) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0084, Longitude: -93.6971       In this case, the coordinates for Roy 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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