Evansville, Arkansas

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Evansville, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
Community Center
Community Center
Evansville, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Evansville, Arkansas
Evansville, Arkansas
Evansville's position in Arkansas.
Coordinates: 35°47′43.3″N 94°29′48.8″W / 35.795361°N 94.496889°W / 35.795361; -94.496889Coordinates: 35°47′43.3″N 94°29′48.8″W / 35.795361°N 94.496889°W / 35.795361; -94.496889
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Washington
Township Vineyard
Elevation[1] 1,122 ft (342 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 479
GNIS feature ID 76889
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Evansville, Arkansas

Evansville is an unincorporated community in southwest Washington County, Arkansas, United States.[1] It is located on Arkansas Highway 59 near the Oklahoma state line.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Evansville has been in operation since 1838.[3] The community was named after Captain Lewis Evans, a local merchant.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Feature Detail Report for: Evansville, Arkansas." USGS. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Evansville, Arkansas Retrieved April 12, 2011.
  2. ^ Arkansas Atlas and Gazetteer (Map) (Second ed.). DeLorme. 2002. p. 30. ISBN 0-89933-345-1. 
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 February 2018. 
  4. ^ History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. Higginson Book Company. 1889. p. 268.