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Waldron, Arkansas

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The location of Waldron

Welcome to Waldron ...

The city of Waldron is located in Scott County and is the County Seat for Scott County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Waldron has a population of 3,406 people<2> (see below for details).

Waldron is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Waldron: (479)

The ZIP code for Waldron: 72958<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waldron had a population of 3,618 people (or 32.21% of the total population of Scott County). This makes Waldron the county's most populous community.

The population of Waldron represents 0.12% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 82nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,618 people, the population of Waldron increased 3.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,508 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Waldron had an population of 3,406 people. This is a decrease of 5.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.91% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Waldron.

Communities near Waldron ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Waldron and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Boles   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Booneville   [Map]   3,853   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Golden City - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hartford   [Map]   640   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Huntington   [Map]   624   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mansfield   [Map]   1,101   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Waldron ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Waldron - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma, Oregon (3), Saskatchewan and Washington.

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

See 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 Waldron. 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 Waldron. 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 Waldron. Our list includes 13 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waldron ...

Looking for more information about Waldron? 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 Waldron, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Waldron.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Scott County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Arkansas:

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waldron.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waldron - 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 city (such as Waldron). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waldron 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 '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- Waldron) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Waldron. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Waldron

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waldron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9007, Longitude: -94.0942     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Waldron have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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