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The location of Summit









Welcome to Summit ...

The city of Summit is located in the Arkansas Ozarks.

Summit is located in Marion County.

The location of Summit has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Summit refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Summitite<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Summit has a population of 589 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Summit is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Summit is within the boundaries of the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Summit: 72677<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Summit had a population of 604 people. This makes Summit the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Summit represents 0.02% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 248th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 604 people, the population of Summit increased 3.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 586 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Summit had an population of 589 people. This is a decrease of 2.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.51% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Summit ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Summit and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bergman   [Map]   450   W   18 miles [29 km]
Bull Shoals   [Map]   1,944   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cotter   [Map]   938   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Diamond City   [Map]   792   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Flippin   [Map]   1,327   E   5 miles [8 km]
Gassville   [Map]   2,136   E   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Summit ...

While we believe that this Summit is located in Marion County, we know of another 4 Arkansas communities named Summit. Those communities are located in the following counties: Benton, Clark, Saint Francis and Washington County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 170 communities that are also named Summit - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arizona, California (8), Colorado (2), Connecticut (2), Florida, Georgia (5), Idaho, Illinois (3), Indiana (7), Iowa (4), Kansas (5), Kentucky (5), Louisiana, Maine (3), Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (10), Minnesota (3), Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana (2), Nebraska (2), Nevada (4), New Brunswick (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York (5), North Carolina (4), Ohio (11), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (16), Quebec (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (4), Texas (3), Utah, Vermont (6), Virginia (5), Washington (4), West Virginia (2), Wisconsin (5) and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Summit. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Summit. 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 Summit.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Summit ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Marion County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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


Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Summit refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Summit may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Summit.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Summit - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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 Summit). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Summit or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Summit) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Summit. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Summit

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summit. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2521, Longitude: -92.6879     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Summit have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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