Brightwater, Arkansas

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Brightwater is a community in Benton County, Arkansas, United States. It is the location of (or is the nearest community to) Springfield to Fayetteville Road-Brightwater Segment, which is located at N Old Wire Rd./Benton Cty Rd. 67, south of US 62 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Brightwater got its start circa 1840.[2] A post office called Brightwater was established in 1882, and remained in operation until 1907.[3]


  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. Higginson Book Company. 1889. p. 95. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 January 2017. 

Coordinates: 36°25′04″N 94°03′25″W / 36.41778°N 94.05694°W / 36.41778; -94.05694