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Welcome to Swifton ...

The city of Swifton is located in Jackson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Swifton has a population of 734 people<2> (see below for details).

Swifton is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Swifton: (870)

The ZIP code for Swifton: 72471<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Swifton had an population of 734 people. This is a decrease of 8.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Swifton had a population of 798 people. This makes Swifton the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Swifton represents 0.03% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 210th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 798 people, the population of Swifton decreased 8.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 871 people).

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

Communities Also Named Swifton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Swifton - they are located in Georgia, Kansas and Kentucky.

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

Communities near Swifton ...

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

  • Newport [Jackson County]
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    • Newport [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Swifton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,474 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<6>
  • Walnut Ridge [Lawrence County]
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    • Walnut Ridge [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Swifton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walnut Ridge<6>
  • Hoxie [Lawrence County]
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    • Hoxie [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Swifton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,601 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoxie have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoxie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoxie<6>
  • Bono [Craighead County]
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    • Bono [Craighead County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Swifton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,484 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bono have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bono<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tuckerman [Jackson County]
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      • Tuckerman [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Swifton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,682 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuckerman<6>
    • Diaz [Jackson County]
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      • Diaz [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Swifton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,208 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diaz have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Newark [Independence County]
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      • Newark [Independence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Swifton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,199 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newark have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<6>
    • Weiner [Poinsett County]
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      • Weiner [Poinsett County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Swifton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 674 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weiner have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weiner
    • Black Rock [Lawrence County]
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      • Black Rock [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Swifton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 602 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Black Rock<6>
    • Portia [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portia
      • Portia [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Swifton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 405 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portia have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portia<6>

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 Swifton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Swifton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Swifton. 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 Swifton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swifton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Jackson County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jackson County: www.jacksoncountyar.org/

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 Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Swifton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Swifton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Swifton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Swifton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Swifton) 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 Swifton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Swifton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swifton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8233, Longitude: -91.1281    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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