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Ash Flat
Sharp County, Arkansas

ZipCodes
72513




Page Contents for Ash Flat, Arkansas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Arkansas state capital is Little Rock.
The population of Ash Flat is approximately 977 (2000), 1082 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 485 (2000), 423 (2010).
The amount of land area in Ash Flat is 7.834 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ash Flat to Washington DC is 847 miles.
The distance to the Arkansas state capital is 112 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ash Flat is positioned 36.22 degrees north of the equator and 91.60 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in northeast Arkansas, east of Mtn Home and not far from the Missouri border.

Ash Flat is located in the Central Time zone and does participate in Daylight Savings Time.
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History & History Related Items

Ash Flat was named by the first postmaster, Joseph M. McCord, and a group of local residents, who gave the name after a flat area of ash trees nearby. It became an official town in December, 1856.
Later in the 19th century, the town has a gin mill which was used extensively in northeast Arkansas for trading of lumber and crop produce. It was also known as one of the first towns in Sharp County to have a working telephone operator switchboard.
Ash Flat not only became the consolidated county seat in 1967, but the federal, state and county governments also came to Ash Flat.
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Ash Flat City Government

City of Ash Flat
Phone: 870-994-7324
FAX: 870-994-3168

Ash Flat Chamber

Spring River Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1234
Hardy, Arkansas 72542
Phone: 870-856-3210
Serving Ash Flat, Cherokee Village, Hardy, Highland, Williford and surrounding area.

Ash Flat Organizations

Spring River Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 1234
Hardy, Arkansas 72542
Phone: 870-856-3210
Serving Ash Flat, Cherokee Village, Hardy, Highland, Williford and surrounding area.

Ash Flat Schools

Highland School District
Home of the Rebels!
P.O. Box 419
Hardy, Arkansas 72542
Phone: 870-856-3273
Fax: 870-856-2768 Ash Flat

Miscellany

The population of Ash Flat was:
1990 667
2000 - 977

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