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Upper Poplar Ridge, Arkansas

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Located in: Craighead County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Upper Poplar Rdg.

Time Zone: Upper Poplar Ridge lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (870)

Elevation: 230 feet [70.1 m] above sea level<1>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<2>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Upper Poplar Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8917, Longitude: -90.4079     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Upper Poplar Ridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   35° 53' 30"
Lon:   -90° 24' 28"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<3>   Dixie

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Upper Poplar Ridge

GNIS ID:   64706
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Upper Poplar Ridge)

About Craighead County

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Craighead)


2016:<4>     105,835   (9.74% increase since 2010)  
2010:     96,443   (17.4% increase since 2000)
2000:     82,148

Total Area:<5>   712 sq. miles [1,845.8 km²]

Housing Units:<6>   40,515

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Craighead

GNIS ID:   66847
FIPS State / County Code:   None

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About Arkansas

From the US Census


2016:     2,988,248   (2.48% increase since 2010)  
2010:     2,915,918   (9.07% increase since 2000)
2000:     2,673,400

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Arkansas

GNIS ID:   68085
FIPS State:   05

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<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Upper Poplar Ridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Upper Poplar Ridge, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<3>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Upper Poplar Ridge.

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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Upper Poplar Ridge. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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