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Welcome to Sumpter ...

Sumpter is located in Bradley County<1>.

Sumpter is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Sumpter lies within the (870) area code.

Adding Sumpter to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Sumpter in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Sumpter elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sumpter on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Sumpter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Sumpter - they are located in Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Sumpter ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sumpter.

  • Monticello [Drew County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monticello
    • Monticello [Drew County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Sumpter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,372 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<4>
  • Warren [Bradley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warren
    • Warren [Bradley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Sumpter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,587 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warren have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warren
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warren<4>
  • Hermitage [Bradley County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hermitage
    • Hermitage [Bradley County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Sumpter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 771 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermitage have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermitage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermitage<4>
  • Wilmar [Drew County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmar
    • Wilmar [Drew County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Sumpter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 485 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmar have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmar
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fountain Hill [Ashley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fountain Hill
      • Fountain Hill [Ashley County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Sumpter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 158 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fountain Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fountain Hill
    • Banks [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
      • Banks [Bradley County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Sumpter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 116 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banks
    • Farmville [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmville
      • Farmville [Bradley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Sumpter
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
    • Johnsville [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnsville
      • Johnsville [Bradley County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Sumpter
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnsville
    • Long View Ferry [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long View Ferry
      • Long View Ferry [Bradley County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Sumpter
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long View Ferry
    • Jersey [Bradley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jersey
      • Jersey [Bradley County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Sumpter
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jersey have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jersey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jersey<4>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sumpter. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sumpter.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sumpter. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sumpter.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sumpter. See our Newspapers Page for Sumpter.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sumpter ...

Looking for more information about Sumpter? 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 Sumpter, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sumpter.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bradley County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Bradley, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sumpter - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sumpter) 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 Sumpter. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sumpter

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sumpter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4859, Longitude: -92.0499    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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