Watson, Arkansas

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Watson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles SE of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 110 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Desha
Standard Zip Codes 71674
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.895
Longitude -91.256

Watson Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ROHWER 2 NNE
Distance 5.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 51 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 51.9 inches
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 50 F
Apr Temp 53 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 75 F
Annual Precip 51.8 inches
Station DUMAS
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 51 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches
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Watson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 288 100%
Male 140 48.6%
Female 148 51.4%
Under 18 69 24%
18+ 219 76%
65+ 66 22.9%
Median Age 44
Average Family Size 3.1
White 209 72.6%
African-American 71 24.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.7%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Watson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 275
Growth -13
Growth % -4.5%

Watson Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 46%
US/American 40%
Irish 5%
German 3.5%
English 3.5%
Dutch 1%
Scottish 1%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kelso (71674)
Kurdo (71674)
Red Fork (71674)
Yancopin (71674)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Watson 288 $33,889
Arkansas City 589 $27,500
Dumas 5,238 $32,255
Gillett 819 $36,719
Gould 1,305 $24,028
Mitchellville 497 $19,500
Winchester 191 $29,750
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