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Welcome to Tyro ...

Tyro is located in Lincoln County<1>.

Tyro is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Tyro is located in the (870) area code.

Adding Tyro 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 Tyro 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 Tyro 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 Tyro on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Tyro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Tyro - they are located in Kansas, Mississippi, North Carolina and Virginia.

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

Communities near Tyro ...

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

  • Monticello [Drew County]
  • Dumas [Desha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumas
    • Dumas [Desha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Tyro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,046 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dumas<4>
  • Star City [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star City
    • Star City [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Tyro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,030 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Star City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Star City<4>
  • Gould [Lincoln County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gould
    • Gould [Lincoln County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Tyro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 724 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gould
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wilmar [Drew County]
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      • Wilmar [Drew County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Tyro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 485 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmar have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmar
    • Grady [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grady
      • Grady [Lincoln County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Tyro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 391 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grady
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grady<4>
    • Mitchellville [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchellville
      • Mitchellville [Desha County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Tyro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchellville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchellville
    • Tillar [Drew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tillar
      • Tillar [Drew County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Tyro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tillar have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tillar
    • Winchester [Drew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Drew County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Tyro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 159 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Reed [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reed
      • Reed [Desha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Tyro
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reed have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reed

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tyro ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lincoln County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tyro. 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 Lincoln, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tyro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Tyro) 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 Tyro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tyro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tyro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8355, Longitude: -91.7186    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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