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Simmons, Arkansas
(Woodruff County)

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The location of Simmons

Welcome to Simmons ...

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

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

Simmons would have been located within present day Woodruff County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Simmons is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Simmons would have been located in the (870) area code.

Communities near Simmons ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Simmons and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Augusta   [Map]   1,986   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bald Knob   [Map]   2,881   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bradford   [Map]   744   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fisher   [Map]   220   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hickory Ridge   [Map]   249   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
McCrory   [Map]   1,555   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Simmons ...

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

Beyond Arkansas, there are 13 communities that are also named Simmons - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Utah (2) and West Virginia.

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

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 Simmons. 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 Simmons. 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 Simmons.

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

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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 Simmons, 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 Simmons - 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 '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- Simmons) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Simmons. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3418, Longitude: -91.2301     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Simmons 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 Simmons.

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