Combs, Arkansas

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Combs, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
Entrance to Combs on Highway 16
Entrance to Combs on Highway 16
Combs, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Combs, Arkansas
Combs, Arkansas
Combs' position in Arkansas.
Coordinates: 35°49′32″N 93°50′12″W / 35.82556°N 93.83667°W / 35.82556; -93.83667Coordinates: 35°49′32″N 93°50′12″W / 35.82556°N 93.83667°W / 35.82556; -93.83667
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyMadison
Elevation1,430 ft (440 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID71205

Combs is an unincorporated community in southern Madison County, Arkansas, United States.[1] It is located on Arkansas Highway 16 at the southern terminus of AR 295.[2] The community is within the Ozark-St. Francis National Forest and just south of the upper White River. The community of Brashears is about two miles east on route 16.[3]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Combs in 1888.[4] The community has the name of Captain H. Combs, a first settler.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Combs, Arkansas
  2. ^ "Madison County, Arkansas." Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. AHTD Madison County map Archived 2016-10-11 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on July 3, 2010.
  3. ^ Arkansas Atlas and Gazetteer (Map) (Second ed.). DeLorme. 2002. p. 31. ISBN 0-89933-345-1.
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  5. ^ History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. Higginson Book Company. 1889. p. 463.