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Statistics & Facts

The Arkansas state capital is Little Rock.
The population of Swifton is approximately 830 (1990), 798 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 350 (1990), 327 (2010).
The amount of land area in Swifton is 1.28 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Swifton to Washington DC is 828 miles.
The distance to the Arkansas state capital is 104 miles. (as the crow flies)
Swifton is positioned 35.82 degrees north of the equator and 91.12 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Our town is famous for:
George Kell, famous ball player in Baseball Hall of Fame
Senator Robert Harvey, deceased this year (2001)
Bob Winkles, famous ball player and coached at Tempe University, Arizona
Dr. Paul Brann Also, many famous teachers that never got to the hall of fame, but touched our hearts: Mr. Herman Nicholson, Mrs. Ethyl Baker, Mrs. Dovie Mendenhall, Mr C D Bullard, Mr. Lehman Cross, Mr Leister Shannon, Mrs Selma Bowden, Miss Thelma Atway, Mrs. Lois Mcgough, all deceased now but not forgotten
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Swifton Schools

Swifton School
300 Ashley
Swifton, Arkansas
Phone: 870-485-2379
Mascot: Pirates
Superintendent: Ross Bolding (9-2001)
Principal Larry Lee (9-2001)
Teams play basketball, baseball, run track

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