Strickler, Arkansas

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Strickler, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
Strickler, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Strickler, Arkansas
Strickler, Arkansas
Strickler's position in Arkansas.
Coordinates: 35°50′01″N 94°18′48″W / 35.83361°N 94.31333°W / 35.83361; -94.31333Coordinates: 35°50′01″N 94°18′48″W / 35.83361°N 94.31333°W / 35.83361; -94.31333
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Washington
Township Cove Creek
Established 1837
Elevation 461 m (1,512 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 479
GNIS feature ID 78474
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Strickler, Arkansas

Strickler, Arkansas (formerly Stricklers, Arkansas) is an unincorporated community in Cove Creek Township, Washington County, Arkansas, United States.[1] It is located on Arkansas Highway 265 northwest of Devil's Den State Park.[2]

History[edit]

The area was settled by Benjamin and Mary Strickler in 1837. A post office for the Greenville community (which would become Strickler) was open from 1854–1874, and the Strickler post office was open through 1878-1943. The community was located on the Butterfield Overland Mail route.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Strickler, Arkansas." USGS. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Strickler, Arkansas Retrieved September 25, 2010.
  2. ^ Arkansas Atlas and Gazetteer (Map) (Second ed.). DeLorme. § 30. 
  3. ^ "Strickler, Washington County, Arkansas." Overview. Retrieved April 29, 2011.