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Welcome to Des Arc ...

The village of Des Arc is located in Iron County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Des Arc has a population of 163 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Des Arc.

Des Arc is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Des Arc is within the boundaries of the (573) area code.

The ZIP code for Des Arc: 63636<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Des Arc had an population of 163 people. This is a decrease of 7.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Des Arc had a population of 177 people. This makes Des Arc the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 177 people, the population of Des Arc decreased 5.35% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 187 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Des Arc.

Communities Also Named Des Arc ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Des Arc - it's located in Arkansas.

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

Communities near Des Arc ...

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

  • Piedmont (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
    • Piedmont lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Des Arc and is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,879 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piedmont have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<7>
  • Ellington (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellington
    • Ellington lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Des Arc and is located in Reynolds County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 915 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellington<7>
  • Greenville (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Des Arc and is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 455 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<7>
  • Annapolis (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Annapolis
    • Annapolis lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Des Arc and is located in Iron County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 336 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Annapolis have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Annapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Annapolis<7>
  • Mill Spring (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Spring
    • Mill Spring lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Des Arc and is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 175 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Spring
  • Brunot (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brunot
    • Brunot lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Des Arc and is located in Wayne County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunot
  • Patterson (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Sabula (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sabula
    • Sabula lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Des Arc and is located in Iron County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sabula
  • Lodi (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lodi
    • Lodi lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Des Arc and is located in Wayne County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lodi have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lodi
  • Silva (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silva
    • Silva lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Des Arc and is located in Wayne County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silva

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Des Arc ...

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

Adding Des Arc to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Des Arc in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Des Arc was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Des Arc on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1904.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Des Arc on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Iron, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Des Arc.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Des Arc - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 village (such as Des Arc). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Des Arc or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Des Arc) 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 Des Arc. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Des ArcOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Des Arc. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2829, Longitude: -90.6368    
<6>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.
<7>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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