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Blytheville
Mississippi County, Arkansas

ZipCodes
72315

Motto
Where Southern Hospitality Begins



Page Contents for Blytheville, Arkansas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Arkansas state capital is Little Rock.
The population of Blytheville is approximately 18,272 (2000), 15620 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 8,902 (1990), 6242 (2010).
The amount of land area in Blytheville is 29.97 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Blytheville to Washington DC is 760 miles.
The distance to the Arkansas state capital is 164 miles. (as the crow flies)
Blytheville is positioned 35.93 degrees north of the equator and 89.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The average low temperature is 52 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 72 degrees F.

Location

in northeast Arkansas. Here is a map page for Blytheville.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Blytheville.

An excerpt from the above history page: "In 1879 Henry T. Blythe, a Methodist circuit rider, founded the first post office in what would become "Blythesville". By 1880, Reverend Blythe had developed a plan for the town and by 1881, he was selling land "lots"."
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The incorporation of Blytheville

May, 1889


Attractions

Arkansas Tourist Info Center
Ih 55
Blytheville, AR 72315
Phone: 870-762-2512

Recreation in the area.
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Blytheville City Government

Blytheville Mayor's Office
121 N 2nd St
Blytheville, AR 72315-3411
Phone: 870-763-3602


Gosnell City Hall
307 S Air Base Hwy
Blytheville, AR 72315-6149
Phone: 870-532-8544


Blthevile shares county courthouse duties with Osceola. There is a courthouse in both cities making the county one of only ten in the state with a dual courthouse system.

Blytheville Chamber

Blytheville-Gosnell Area Chamber of Commerce
124 West Walnut
P.O. Box 485
Blytheville, AR 72316
Phone: 870-762-2012
Fax: 870-762-0551

Blytheville Organizations

Blytheville-Gosnell Area Chamber of Commerce
124 West Walnut
P.O. Box 485
Blytheville, AR 72316
Phone: 870-762-2012
Fax: 870-762-0551

Blytheville Libraries

Blytheville Public Library
200 N 5th St
Blytheville, AR 72315-2709
Phone: 870-762-2431

Blytheville Schools

Blytheville School District
200 S Lake St
Blytheville, AR 72315-3525
Phone: 870-762-2053


Here is an education page for the area Blytheville

Miscellany

The population of Blytheville was:
1990 - 22,906
2000 - 18,272

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