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Sulphur Rock, Arkansas

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Located in: Independence County (see below)

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

ZIP Code: 72579<1>

Elevation: 320 feet [97.54 m] above sea level<2>

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


2016:<3>     457   (0.22% increase since 2010)  
2010:     456   (8.31% increase since 2000)
2000:     421

Total Area:<4>   1.27 sq. miles [3.3 km²]

Housing Units:<5>   220

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within 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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Lat:   35° 45' 6"
Lon:   -91° 30' 0"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<7>   Sulphur Rock

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Sulphur Rock

GNIS ID:   2406680
FIPS State / Place Code:   05 / 67730

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Sulphur Rock)

About Independence County

The town of Batesville is the County Seat for Independence County.

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


2016:     37,168   (1.42% increase since 2010)  
2010:     36,647   (7.05% increase since 2000)
2000:     34,233

Total Area:   771 sq. miles [1,998.2 km²]   - of which 0.98% is water (7.56 sq. miles [19.6 km²])

Housing Units:   16,187

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Independence

GNIS ID:   69163
FIPS State / County Code:   05 / 063

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Sulphur Rock)

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

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Sulphur Rock)

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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 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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<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>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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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Sulphur Rock. 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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<5>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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<6>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Sulphur Rock, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<7>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Sulphur Rock.

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