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Marion County, Arkansas


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Statistics & Facts

The Arkansas state capital is Little Rock.
The population of Summit is approximately 586 (2000), 604 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 235 (1990), 227 (2010).
The amount of land area in Summit is 3.17 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Summit to Washington DC is 907 miles.
The distance to the Arkansas state capital is 107 miles. (as the crow flies)
Summit is positioned 36.25 degrees north of the equator and 92.68 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in north-central Arkansas near the Bull-Scholls Dam and State Park. It is just north of Yellville, the Marion County Seat.
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History & History Related Items

Summit is one of five officially incorporated cities in Marion County, Arkansas. Before it was incorporated as a city, it was known unofficially as North Yellville. In the early 1900's, a group of residents met and petitioned to become a city. The city is located on top of a hill overlooking the neighboring city of Yellville, hence that is how the citizens came up with the name of Summit. The Missouri and Northern Arkansas Railroad runs through the center of the city, which used to be a center point for passenger trains that ran on the line until the mid 1960's. The city of Summit was officially incorporated on 2 June 1917.
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Marion County Fairgrounds, Summit Community Center, Marion County Rodeo Arena, Scenic Arkansas highway 14

Area attractions include Bull Shoals Dam and state park, Buffalo National River, and the annual Turkey Trot festival that is held in the neighboring city of Yellville. The waterways surrounding Summit are a great place to fish, float, or just relax and have fun.

Summit is the 4th largest city in Marion County. It is located in the center of the county and borders the county seat. Scenic highway 14 leads into Summit from the north and south. State highway 202 leads into Summit from the east and west. Summit is a great town to live in, because of its business for such a small town. Summit is home to a major bank branch, a grocery store and gas station, a state of the art automotive repair center, a hair salon, a tax and bookkeeping service, a car dealership, and a restaurant.
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The population of Summit was:
1990 - 480
2000 - 586

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