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Welcome to Urbana ...

Urbana is located in Union County.

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

When the people of Urbana refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Urbanan<2>

Urbana is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Urbana is within the (870) area code.

The ZIP code for Urbana: 71768<4>

Communities near Urbana ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

El Dorado   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the West (W) of Urbana

Norphlet   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Urbana

Junction City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Urbana

Located in Claiborne Parish (LA)

Huttig   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Urbana

Junction City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Urbana

Strong   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Urbana

Calion   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Urbana

Felsenthal   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Urbana

Spearsville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Urbana

Located in Union Parish (LA)

Perdue City   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Urbana

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

Communities Also Named Urbana ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Urbana - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Maryland, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Ohio and Texas.

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

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 Urbana. 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 Urbana. 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 Urbana.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Urbana ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Union County: www.co.union.ar.us/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

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>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 Urbana 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 Urbana may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Urbana - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Urbana). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Urbana or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Urbana) 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 Urbana. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Urbana

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Urbana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1596, Longitude: -92.4460     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Urbana have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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