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Welcome to Trenton ...

Trenton is located in Phillips County<1>.

The location of Trenton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

When the people of Trenton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Trentonian<3>

Trenton is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Trenton is within the (870) area code.

Adding Trenton 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 Trenton 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 Trenton 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 Trenton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Trenton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Trenton - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Trenton ...

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

  • Helena - West Helena [Phillips County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena - West Helena
    • Helena - West Helena [Phillips County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Trenton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,299 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena - West Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena - West Helena
  • West Helena [Phillips County]
  • Helena [Phillips County]
  • Marianna [Lee County]
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    • Marianna [Lee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Trenton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,402 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marianna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marianna<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Friars Point [Coahoma County]
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      • Friars Point [Coahoma County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Trenton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,015 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friars Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friars Point
    • Marvell [Phillips County]
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      • Marvell [Phillips County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Trenton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 916 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marvell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marvell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marvell<6>
    • Elaine [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elaine
      • Elaine [Phillips County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Trenton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 499 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elaine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elaine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elaine<6>
    • Lakeview [Phillips County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeview
      • Lakeview [Phillips County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Trenton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 358 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeview
    • Lexa [Phillips County]
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      • Lexa [Phillips County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Trenton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexa<6>
    • Saint Charles [Arkansas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Charles
      • Saint Charles [Arkansas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Trenton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Charles
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Charles<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 Trenton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Trenton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trenton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Arkansas

About Phillips County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Trenton. 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 Phillips, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Trenton refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Trenton may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Trenton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Trenton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trenton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4998, Longitude: -90.8654       In this case, the coordinates for Trenton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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