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Bee Branch, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
This is an image of Bee Branch, Arkansas as it was back in 1912.
This is an image of Bee Branch, Arkansas as it was back in 1912.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Van Buren County
Elevation 508 ft (154 m)
Population (2000) 1,724 (886 households)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Bee Branch is an unincorporated community in Van Buren County, Arkansas, U.S.A.. The community is located near secondary roads and no Interstate highways in the immediate area. U.S. Route 65 is the most major highway to go through Bee Branch. The elevation of Bee Branch is 764 feet (233 m) above sea level and its residents use the Central Time Zone. The ZIP code that the Bee Branch area residents use is 72013.

More than 70% of the local population consist of married couples. The majority of the population were born out-of-state and exclusively speak the English language. Residents of Bee Branch spend an average of 42 minutes commuting to and from work. Bee Branch was indirectly affected by an outbreak of tornadoes in November 2005. Bee Branch has enjoyed a population growth of 5% since 2000 with a current population of 1,724 people. There is no metro area or city nearby; therefore, residents and visitors have difficulty using alternative transportation. However, the nearest towns are Clinton and Fairfield Bay.

Climate

The warmest summers that Bee Branch has witnessed occurred in 1998, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.


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