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Thompson, Arkansas
(Madison County)

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The location of Thompson

Welcome to Thompson ...

Thompson is located in Madison County.

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

Thompson is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Thompson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Elkins   [Map]   3,055   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Farmington   [Map]   6,893   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   85,257   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Goshen   [Map]   1,760   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Greenland   [Map]   1,406   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   2,456   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Thompson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arkansas communities named Thompson: This one is located in Madison County and the other is located in Crittenden County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 49 communities that are also named Thompson - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia (2), California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (3), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan (3), Mississippi (3), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina, Texas (3), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Thompson. 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 Thompson. 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 Thompson.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thompson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Madison County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thompson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thompson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9217, Longitude: -93.9463     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thompson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Thompson.

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