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Welcome to Stephens ...

The city of Stephens is located in Ouachita County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Stephens has a population of 809 people<1> (see below for details).

Stephens is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Stephens lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Stephens: (870)

The ZIP code for Stephens: 71764<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stephens had a population of 891 people. This makes Stephens the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Stephens represents 0.03% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 198th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 891 people, the population of Stephens decreased 22.66% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,152 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Stephens had an population of 809 people. This is a decrease of 9.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 29.77% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Stephens.

Communities near Stephens ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Stephens and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cale   [Map]   70   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Camden   [Map]   11,030   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chidester   [Map]   264   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Louann   [Map]   150   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Magnolia   [Map]   11,467   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
McNeil   [Map]   479   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Stephens ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Stephens - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

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 Stephens. 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 Stephens. 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 Stephens.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stephens ...

Looking for more information about Stephens? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Stephens, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Stephens.

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Visit our Community Index for Arkansas

About Ouachita County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stephens. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stephens.

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

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Stephens). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Stephens or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stephens. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stephens

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stephens. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4220, Longitude: -93.0670     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stephens have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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