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Census Data for Spear ...

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

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




As far as we can tell, Spear has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Spear, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2017<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>

Prairie County ...

Spear is located in Prairie County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Prairie County.

Population Rings for Spear ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Spear and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Spear. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Spear, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2017
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]21,383-5.79%
10 mi   [16 km]44,134-3.88%
15 mi   [24 km]1015,223-6.16%
20 mi   [32 km]1521,810-4.98%
25 mi   [40 km]2028,334-5.89%
30 mi   [48 km]3248,030+2.23%

Miscellaneous Information for Spear ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Prairie County or the community of Spear:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Spear:

GNIS ID for Spear: 78892

GNIS ID for Prairie County: 69176

GNIS ID for Arkansas: 68085

Misc. Census Codes ...

Spear would have been located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #7 (the West South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Spear.

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Arkansas

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About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)



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

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spear. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7093, Longitude: -91.5851     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spear have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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