Buttermilk, Arkansas

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Buttermilk, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
Buttermilk, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Buttermilk, Arkansas
Buttermilk, Arkansas
Buttermilk's position in Arkansas.
Buttermilk, Arkansas is located in the US
Buttermilk, Arkansas
Buttermilk, Arkansas
Buttermilk, Arkansas (the US)
Coordinates: 35°23′14″N 92°53′50″W / 35.38722°N 92.89722°W / 35.38722; -92.89722Coordinates: 35°23′14″N 92°53′50″W / 35.38722°N 92.89722°W / 35.38722; -92.89722
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Pope County, Arkansas
Elevation 127 m (417 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID 70941

Buttermilk is an unincorporated community in Pope County, Arkansas, United States.[1] The community's name was derived from an observer who saw the whitewash run off the Cumberland Presbyterian Church during a rain storm in 1840 and commented that it looked like buttermilk.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Buttermilk, Arkansas." USGS. Profile. Retrieved June 23, 2010.
  2. ^ Deane, Ernie (1986). Arkansas Place Names. Branson, Missouri: The Ozarks Mountaineer. p. 94.