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Sturkie, Arkansas

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Located in: Fulton County (see below)

Time Zone: Sturkie lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (870)

ZIP Code: 72578<1>

Elevation: 720 feet [219.46 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 Sturkie. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4573, Longitude: -91.8748     [Map].

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   36° 27' 26"
Lon:   -91° 52' 29"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Salem Knob

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Sturkie

GNIS ID:   58702
FIPS State / Place Code:   05 / 67430

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About Fulton County

The community of Salem is the County Seat for Fulton County.

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


2016:<5>     12,123   (1% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     12,245   (5.18% increase since 2000)
2000:     11,642

Total Area:<6>   620 sq. miles [1,606.6 km²]

Housing Units:<7>   6,778

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Fulton

GNIS ID:   66854
FIPS State / County Code:   05 / 049

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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

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Arkansas

GNIS ID:   68085
FIPS State:   05

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<1>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 community (such as Sturkie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sturkie or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sturkie - 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 Sturkie, 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 Sturkie.

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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 Sturkie. 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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