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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Sulphur Springs.

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Sulphur Springs to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Sulphur Springs to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Sulphur Springs to:

  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 67 miles [107.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE). If you could walk a straight line from Sulphur Springs to Little Rock, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 932 miles [1,499.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of two days, a buggy would take 37 days and walking would take 53 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,728 miles [10,827.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,460 miles [12,005.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,338 miles [8,590.7 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Sulphur Springs ...

We have found 60 communities that share the name Sulphur Springs.

Within Arkansas, there are 6 communities which are also named Sulphur Springs. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 54 communities in the United States - with 60 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Arkansas

Communities outside of Arkansas


Other Communities Located In Arkansas

Ashley County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Ashley County   [Map]
Distance: About 164 miles [263.9 km] to the South Southeast

Benton County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Benton County   [Map]
Distance: About 109 miles [175.4 km] to the Northwest

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 97 miles [156.1 km] to the Southeast

Johnson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 57 miles [91.7 km] to the Southwest

Van Buren County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Van Buren County   [Map]
Distance: About 61 miles [98.2 km] to the East Northeast


Communities Outside of Arkansas

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Alabama

Blount County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Blount County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Blount County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 434 miles [698.5 km] to the East

Cullman County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Cullman County   [Map]
Distance: About 365 miles [587.4 km] to the East

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 439 miles [706.5 km] to the East

Jackson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 429 miles [690.4 km] to the East

Madison County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 385 miles [619.6 km] to the East

Mobile County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Mobile County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Mobile County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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California

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Los Angeles County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,430 miles [2,301.4 km] to the West

Solano County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Solano County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,605 miles [2,583 km] to the West Northwest

Ventura County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Ventura County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,457 miles [2,344.8 km] to the West

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 807 miles [1,298.7 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Dade County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Dade County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Dade County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Illinois

La Salle County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, La Salle County   [Map]
Distance: About 495 miles [796.6 km] to the North Northeast

Williamson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Williamson County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 299 miles [481.2 km] to the Northeast

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Indiana

Crawford County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Crawford County   [Map]
Distance: About 432 miles [695.2 km] to the East Northeast

Henry County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Henry County   [Map]
Distance: About 544 miles [875.5 km] to the Northeast

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Iowa

Buena Vista County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Buena Vista County   [Map]
Distance: About 521 miles [838.5 km] to the North

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Kansas

Cloud County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Cloud County
This community is historic.
Although located in Cloud County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wallace County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Wallace County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Wallace County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Ohio County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Ohio County   [Map]
Distance: About 398 miles [640.5 km] to the East Northeast

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Michigan

Van Buren County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Van Buren County   [Map]
Distance: About 627 miles [1,009.1 km] to the Northeast

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Mississippi

Madison County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Madison County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Madison County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Missouri

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 271 miles [436.1 km] to the Northeast

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New Mexico

Sandoval County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Sandoval County   [Map]
Distance: About 747 miles [1,202.2 km] to the West

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New York

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,097 miles [1,765.5 km] to the Northeast

Madison County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,077 miles [1,733.3 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Buncombe County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Buncombe County   [Map]
Distance: About 602 miles [968.8 km] to the East

Cleveland County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Cleveland County   [Map]
Distance: About 665 miles [1,070.2 km] to the East

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Montgomery County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Montgomery County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Surry County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Surry County   [Map]
Distance: About 719 miles [1,157.1 km] to the East

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Ohio

Allen County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Allen County
This community is historic.
Although located in Allen County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Crawford County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Crawford County   [Map]
Distance: About 689 miles [1,108.8 km] to the Northeast

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 636 miles [1,023.5 km] to the East Northeast

Perry County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 682 miles [1,097.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Oregon

Douglas County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,722 miles [2,771.3 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Bedford County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 868 miles [1,396.9 km] to the East Northeast

Perry County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Perry County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Perry County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Tennessee

Anderson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Anderson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Anderson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Cheatham County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Cheatham County   [Map]
Distance: About 359 miles [577.8 km] to the East Northeast

Decatur County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Decatur County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 292 miles [469.9 km] to the East

Hamblen County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Hamblen County   [Map]
Distance: About 566 miles [910.9 km] to the East

Hickman County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Hickman County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 322 miles [518.2 km] to the East

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 375 miles [603.5 km] to the East

Marion County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 441 miles [709.7 km] to the East

Maury County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Maury County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 355 miles [571.3 km] to the East

McNairy County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, McNairy County   [Map]
Distance: About 262 miles [421.6 km] to the East

Pickett County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Pickett County   [Map]
Distance: About 471 miles [758 km] to the East Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 609 miles [980.1 km] to the East

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Texas

Angelina County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Angelina County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Angelina County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Hopkins County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 192 miles [309 km] to the Southwest

Rusk County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Rusk County   [Map]
Distance: About 242 miles [389.5 km] to the South Southwest

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Virginia

Lee County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 582 miles [936.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Washington

Lewis County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Lewis County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lewis County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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West Virginia

Logan County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Sulphur Springs ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Alpha   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast of Sulphur Springs   [Map]
Delaware   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Gum Tree   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Hickory Grove   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Liberty   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Lone Pine   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Mickles   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Ranger   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Shady Grove   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Sulphur Springs. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Johnny Carpenter
  Actor. He was born in Dardanelle (Arkansas) on Thursday June 25, 1914 and died in Burbank (California) on Thursday February 27, 2003 at an age of 88. He was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Dardanelle [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east of Sulphur Springs

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Johnny Carpenter<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...



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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Sulphur Springs. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sulphur Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1926, Longitude: -93.3260     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Sulphur Springs to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 317.904 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 314.416 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.765 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Sulphur Springs could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<8>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 Sulphur Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<9>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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