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Welcome to Saint Thomas ...

So far, we have found very little information about Saint Thomas. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Saint Thomas to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Saint Thomas, please Contact Us.




Saint Thomas would have been located within present day Crittenden County.

A typical abbreviation for Saint Thomas: St. Thomas

While the community is gone, the present day location for Saint Thomas is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Saint Thomas was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Saint Thomas, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

If Saint Thomas still existed, it would have been in the (870) area code.

Communities near Saint Thomas ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Saint Thomas and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Earle   [Map]   2,244   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Keiser   [Map]   707   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lepanto   [Map]   1,833   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Marion   [Map]   12,440   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Marked Tree   [Map]   2,501   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Turrell   [Map]   566   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Saint Thomas ...

While we believe that this Saint Thomas is located in Crittenden County, we know of another 2 Arkansas communities named Saint Thomas. Those communities are located in the following counties: Mississippi and Pulaski County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 20 communities that are also named Saint Thomas - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Dakota, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Quebec (4).

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

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 Saint Thomas. 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 Saint Thomas. 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 Saint Thomas.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Saint Thomas, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Thomas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Saint Thomas. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Thomas) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Thomas. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4323, Longitude: -90.1718     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint Thomas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saint Thomas.

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