Crosses, Arkansas

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Crosses, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
Crosses, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Crosses, Arkansas
Crosses, Arkansas
Crosses' position in Arkansas
Coordinates: 35°52′27″N 93°54′41″W / 35.87417°N 93.91139°W / 35.87417; -93.91139Coordinates: 35°52′27″N 93°54′41″W / 35.87417°N 93.91139°W / 35.87417; -93.91139
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Madison
Township Valley
Elevation[1] 414 m (1,358 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72701
Area code(s) 479
GNIS feature ID 71291
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Crosses, Arkansas

Crosses is an unincorporated community in Valley Township, Madison County, Arkansas, United States.[1] It is located at the intersection of Highway 16 and Highway 295.[2]

In 2012, Arkansas head football coach Bobby Petrino was involved in a motorcycle crash while sliding off Highway 16 near Crosses, his passenger being former Arkansas All-SEC volleyball player Jessica Dorrell. He was subsequently fired from his coaching job for lying about the accident to the school.


  1. ^ a b "Crosses, Arkansas". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved April 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ Arkansas Atlas and Gazetteer (Map) (Second ed.). DeLorme. § 22.