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Overview

Introduction to Heber Springs, Arkansas

Heber Springs, Arkansas, in Cleburne county, is 51 miles N of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center) and 114 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee. There are an estimated 6,432 people in the city.

Heber Springs History

Heber Springs was first settled in the 1830s. It was part of the land grant given to John Magness in 1835. The city is also home to many mineral springs. It was incorporated on October 12, 1882, as Sugar Loaf Springs. Later on, it was renamed Heber Springs after Dr. Heber Jones of Memphis, son of John T. Jones who was an early owner of the area. The Missouri and North Arkansas Railroad first entered the city in 1908. Heber Springs became a well-known resort for camping and water sports in the early 1960s.

Heber Springs and nearby Attractions

  • Olmstead Museum
  • Log Cabin Museum
  • Woolly Hollow State Park
  • Stone County Museum
  • Sugar Loaf Nature Trail
  • Greers Ferry Lake

Things To Do In Heber Springs

Heber Springs is popular for its recreation facilities. The scenic Greers Ferry Lake, nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, offers several campgrounds and hiking trails. In addition, it provides facilities for fishing and boating. You can also visit the Old Independence Regional Museum and Ozark Folk Center. Golf enthusiasts can spend their leisure time at the Thunderbird Golf Course.

Heber Springs Transportation

Flights can be availed from Little Rock Air Force Base.

Heber Springs Higher Education

Harding University, University of Central Arkansas, and Arkansas State University-Beebe Branch are some of the closest universities to Heber Springs.

People

Total Population 7,187
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 19.5%
Employed Population 16+ 2,898
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 49.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,791
% Above Poverty Level 77.5%
% Below Poverty Level 22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.1%
Median Gross Rent $666
Median House Value $138,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.1%
US/American 0%
English 11.7%
Irish 17.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Heber Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles N of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County Cleburne
Standard Zip Codes 72543
Company Zip Codes 72545
Phone Area Codes 501
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.491
Longitude -92.031

Heber Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GREERS FERRY DAM
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 46 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Station GREENBRIER
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 47 F
Apr Temp 45 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station BATESVILLE L&D 1
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 45 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Heber Springs, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Eden Isle (72543)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fairfield Bay 2,382 $49,808
Greers Ferry 857 $44,034
Letona 286 $52,955
Pangburn 643 $41,071
Quitman 806 $41,731
Rose Bud 498 $61,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Heber Springs Hospitals

BAPTIST HEALTH MED CTR HEBER SPINGS
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
2319 HIGHWAY 110 WEST
(501) 206-3000
Emergency Service: Yes

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HEBER SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL
800 W. MOORE
501-362-3141
A Title I School.
Serves 528 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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