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Dyess

Mississippi County,

Arkansas

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The Arkansas state capital is Little Rock.


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72330

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Dyess is approximately 480 (2005), 410 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 204 (2000), 138 (2010).

The amount of land area in Dyess is 2.523 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Dyess is 1.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Dyess to Washington DC is 782 miles. The distance to the Arkansas state capital is 138 miles. (as the crow flies)
Dyess is positioned 35.58 degrees north of the equator and 90.21 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Dyess elevation is 223 feet above sea level.
Dyess median income is $26,000 (2005).

The Dyess median home price is $30,100 (2005).

Dyess miscellany.

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Location

Dyess location: in northeastern Arkansas between Jonesboro and Memphis, Tennessee. Other nearby communities include Bassett, Joiner, Lepanto, Etowah, Marie, Birdsong, Keiser and Wilson.

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History & History Related Items

Dyess history:

This community was named for W.R. Dyess, who was state administrator for the Federal Emergency Relief Administration. It was created in 1934, one of 102 towns founded by the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt to help families get a new start after hard times. It is said that Eleanor Roosevelt came to cut the ribbon at the ribbon cutting ceremony. Afterwards she had dinner with the Jacobs family. More information may be found under historical events for Dyesss
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Attractions

Dyess attractions:

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Johnny Cash's boyhood home. See J.R. Cash in Dyess

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