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

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

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Our information shows that the community of South Bend is historic. The information below applies to the area where South Bend would have been located.

Typical Abbreviation: S. Bend

Time Zone: The area where South Bend was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code for surrounding area: (870)

Elevation: 170 feet [51.82 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within South Bend. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0376, Longitude: -91.4637     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   34° 2' 15"
Lon:   -91° 27' 49"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Gillett

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for South Bend

GNIS ID:   60291
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for South Bend)

About Lincoln County

The community of Star City is the County Seat for Lincoln County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Lincoln)


2016:<5>     13,705   (3.04% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     14,134   (2.47% decrease since 2000)
2000:     14,492

Total Area:<6>   572 sq. miles [1,482 km²]   - of which 1.86% is water (10.67 sq. miles [27.6 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   4,860

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Lincoln

GNIS ID:   66873
FIPS State / County Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for South Bend)

About Arkansas

From the US Census


2016:     2,988,248   (2.48% increase since 2010)  
2010:     2,915,918   (9.07% increase since 2000)
2000:     2,673,400

Websites for State of Arkansas

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Arkansas

GNIS ID:   68085
FIPS State:   05

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for South Bend)

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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 South Bend, 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 South Bend - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of South Bend, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes South Bend.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of South Bend. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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