Flippin, Arkansas facts for kids
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Sign in front of Flippin city hall
Location of Flippin in Marion County, Arkansas.
|• Total||1.88 sq mi (4.88 km2)|
|• Land||1.88 sq mi (4.88 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|• Density||714.29/sq mi (275.78/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
The town was named for the Thomas H. Flippin family and was incorporated in 1921.
Flippin is located on a major non-interstate highway, US 412/62, in the Ozark Mountains near the South Shore of Bull Shoals Lake. The town lies between the White River and the Buffalo National River.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all of it land.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Flippin has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||1||0.07%|
|Hispanic or Latino||41||3.05%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,345 people, 594 households, and 306 families residing in the city.
Ranger Boats was founded in and continues to operate out of Flippin.
Ark-Plas, Diego's Fresh Mex, Micro Plastics, J&P Auto Sales, Wal-Mart, Flippin Public Schools, Marion County Government, Actronix, Parkview Pizza, NATCO, and Spirit Industries are top employers of Flippin citizens. Located close to the White River, tourism plays a vital role in the Flippin economy. Several resorts that feature trout fishing and lodging on the White River include: Cedarwood Lodge, Sportsman's Resort, Stetson's on the White, White Hole Resort and Wildcat Shoals Resort.
Public education for elementary and secondary school students is provided by the Flippin School District and its three schools including Flippin High School.
- US 62/US 412
- U.S. Route 62 Business
- Highway 178
- Highway 202
- Airport Highway 980
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