Briggsville, Arkansas

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Briggsville, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
Briggsville, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Briggsville, Arkansas
Briggsville, Arkansas
Coordinates: 34°56′02″N 93°29′40″W / 34.93389°N 93.49444°W / 34.93389; -93.49444Coordinates: 34°56′02″N 93°29′40″W / 34.93389°N 93.49444°W / 34.93389; -93.49444
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Yell
Elevation 440 ft (130 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72828
Area code(s) 479
GNIS feature ID 81846[1]

Briggsville is an unincorporated community in Yell County, Arkansas, United States. Briggsville is located on Arkansas Highway 28 12 miles (19 km) west-southwest of Plainview. Briggsville has a post office with ZIP code 72828.[2]

Briggsville is the hometown of actor Jacob Lofland.

At a Democratic Rally in Russellville, Arkansas in 1976, Bill Clinton spoke of "the breathtaking beauty of our Arkansas spring", and then listed several towns including Briggsville; "I know them all, and they are home to me because of you".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Briggsville, Arkansas
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Smith, Stephen A. (1996). "The Guardian of the People's Interest". Preface to the Presidency: Selected Speeches of Bill Clinton, 1974-1992. Stephen A. Smith. 
First Lieutenant Daniel W. Melton was a soldier in the Civil War, and is interred at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Briggsville