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Sulphur Rock, Arkansas

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Welcome to Sulphur Rock ...

The town of Sulphur Rock is located in Independence County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Sulphur Rock has a population of 461 people<1> (see below for details).

Sulphur Rock is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for Sulphur Rock: 72579<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sulphur Rock had a population of 456 people. This makes Sulphur Rock the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Sulphur Rock represents 0.02% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 283rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 456 people, the population of Sulphur Rock increased 8.31% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 421 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Sulphur Rock had an population of 461 people. This is an increase of 1.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.5% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Sulphur Rock.

Communities near Sulphur Rock ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sulphur Rock and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Batesville   [Map]   10,727   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cave City   [Map]   1,909   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cushman   [Map]   457   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Diaz   [Map]   1,227   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Newark   [Map]   1,185   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Newport   [Map]   7,690   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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 Sulphur Rock. 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 Sulphur Rock. 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 Sulphur Rock.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sulphur Rock ...

Looking for more information about Sulphur Rock? 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.

Looking for more information about Sulphur Rock? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sulphur Rock, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sulphur Rock.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Sulphur Rock. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sulphur Rock - 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 town (such as Sulphur Rock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sulphur Rock 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Sulphur Rock. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sulphur Rock) 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 Sulphur Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sulphur Rock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur Rock. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7517, Longitude: -91.5001     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur Rock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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