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Outskirts of Dyer with Arkansas River in the background, July 2005
Location of Dyer in Crawford County, Arkansas.
|• Total||2.94 sq mi (7.62 km2)|
|• Land||2.94 sq mi (7.62 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||430 ft (131 m)|
|• Density||262.50/sq mi (101.36/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0076832|
Dyer is located in southeastern Crawford County at Arkansas River valley. U.S. Route 64 passes through the community, leading west 5 miles (8 km) to Alma and 13 miles (21 km) to Van Buren, the county seat, and east 5 miles (8 km) to Mulberry. Interstate 40 passes through the northern part of Dyer but does not have a direct exit for the city; the nearest access is from Exit 20 in the western part of Mulberry.(35.494532, -94.138541), in the
According to the United States Census Bureau, Dyer has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.8 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||9||1.17%|
|Hispanic or Latino||37||4.79%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 772 people, 277 households, and 211 families residing in the city.
The town of Dyer was named after Joel Dyer, owner of the stagecoach relay station on the Wire Road.
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