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Welcome to Tichnor ...

Tichnor is located in Arkansas County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Tichnor, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1887.

Tichnor is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Tichnor is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Tichnor: 72166<3>

Communities near Tichnor ...

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

  • De Witt
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Gould
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gould
    • Gould is located in Lincoln County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 719 people
  • Gillett
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • Saint Charles
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Watson
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
  • Ethel
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ethel
    • Ethel is located in Arkansas County
  • Snow Lake
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Lake
    • Snow Lake is located in Desha County
  • Bayou Meto
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayou Meto
    • Bayou Meto is located in Arkansas County
  • Pea Ridge
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pea Ridge
    • Pea Ridge is located in Desha County
  • Crumrod
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crumrod have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crumrod
    • Crumrod is located in Phillips County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tichnor ...

Looking for more information about Tichnor? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Tichnor, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tichnor.

Adding Tichnor to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Tichnor was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Tichnor post office opened in 1887.

We also found Tichnor in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Tichnor.

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

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Arkansas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tichnor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 community (such as Tichnor). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tichnor or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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