Current View, Arkansas and Missouri

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Current View is an unincorporated community in Clay County, Arkansas and Ripley County, Missouri, United States.[1] The community straddles the Missouri-Arkansas border on the northeast bank of the Current River. Arkansas Highway 211 connects to the south and Missouri Route E is to the north. Doniphan lies approximately eight miles to the north-northwest and Success, Arkansas is about nine miles south.[2]

History[edit]

A variant name was "Currentview".[1] A post office called Currentview was established in 1895, and remained in operation until 1913.[3] The community was named for its location near the Current River.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Current View
  2. ^ Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLorme, 1998, First edition, p. 66, ISBN 0-89933-224-2
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Ripley County Place Names, 1928–1945". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. Retrieved December 14, 2016.

Coordinates: 36°29′56″N 90°46′41″W / 36.49889°N 90.77806°W / 36.49889; -90.77806