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Black Springs, Arkansas
Black Springs Community Center
Black Springs Community Center
Location of Black Springs in Montgomery County, Arkansas.
Location of Black Springs in Montgomery County, Arkansas.
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Montgomery
 • Total 0.45 sq mi (1.16 km2)
 • Land 0.45 sq mi (1.15 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
774 ft (236 m)
 • Total 96
 • Density 215.73/sq mi (83.26/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 05-06730

Black Springs is a town in Montgomery County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 96 at the 2020 census.


Black Springs is located at 34°27′42″N 93°42′49″W / 34.46167°N 93.71361°W / 34.46167; -93.71361 (34.461611, -93.713732).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 67
1940 97
1970 72
1980 92 27.8%
1990 97 5.4%
2000 114 17.5%
2010 99 −13.2%
2020 96 −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census
2014 Estimate

As of the census of 2000, there were 114 people, 46 households, and 33 families residing in the town. The population density was 102.4/km2 (262.8/mi2). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 46.7/km2 (119.9/mi2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.37% White, and 2.63% from two or more races.

There were 46 households, out of which 28.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 25.4% under the age of 18, 2.6% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 13.2% from 45 to 64, and 28.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 111.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,000, and the median income for a family was $25,250. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,312. There were 16.1% of families and 23.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 34.8% of under eighteens and 10.3% of those over 64.


It is in the Caddo Hills School District.



Entergy Arkansas is the sole provider of electricity in almost all of Montgomery County, including Black Springs.

Notable people

  • Boyd Anderson Tackett, U.S. Representative for Arkansas's 4th congressional district from 1949 to 1953 and 1952 Democratic gubernatorial nominee

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