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Welcome to Settlement ...

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

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


Settlement was located in the Arkansas Ozarks.

Settlement would have been located within present day Van Buren County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Settlement is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Settlement would have been located in the (501) area code.

Communities near Settlement ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Clinton   [Map]   2,486   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Damascus   [Map]   374   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Eglantine   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fairfield Bay   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Greers Ferry   [Map]   858   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Heber Springs   [Map]   6,967   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Settlement ...

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

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Settlement. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Settlement. 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 Settlement.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

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The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

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 Settlement, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Settlement - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Settlement) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Settlement. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6445, Longitude: -92.3149     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Settlement have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Settlement.

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