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Welcome to Swifton ...

The city of Swifton is located in Jackson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Swifton has a population of 745 people<1> (see below for details).

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

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<3>

Population Details ...

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 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 (which had a count of 871 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Swifton had an population of 745 people. This is a decrease of 6.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.47% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Swifton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Black Rock   [Map]   619   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bono   [Map]   2,379   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Diaz   [Map]   1,227   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hoxie   [Map]   2,632   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Newark   [Map]   1,185   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Newport   [Map]   7,690   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Swifton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Swifton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Swifton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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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: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Swifton.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Swifton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Swifton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Swifton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swifton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8233, Longitude: -91.1281     [Map].

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