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Black Oak
Craighead County, Arkansas


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Statistics & Facts

The Arkansas state capital is Little Rock.
The population of Black Oak is approximately 277 (1990), 262 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 128 (1990), 102 (2010).
The amount of land area in Black Oak is 1.153 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Black Oak to Washington DC is 786 miles.
The distance to the Arkansas state capital is 138 miles. (as the crow flies)
Black Oak is positioned 35.83 degrees north of the equator and 90.36 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Black Oak.

"Black Oak was first called Dwight, in honor of Dwight Hall, the first postmaster When the Lake City and Eastern Railway built through the area in 1898-1899, it was then named Black Oak, because it was located on Black Oak Ridge."

Black Oak was once called Kimbrell by some in the early days because Harvey Kimbrell owned a mill and gin there.

Learn about the Black Oak tree
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The founding of Black Oak



Famous Author, John Grisham attended school in Black Oak for a time
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Black Oak City Government

City of Black Oak, Arkansas

Black Oak Schools

Schools in the area.

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