Onyx, Arkansas

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Onyx, Arkansas
Onyx, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Onyx, Arkansas
Onyx, Arkansas
Onyx's position in Arkansas.
Coordinates: 34°51′5.3″N 93°24′28.7″W / 34.851472°N 93.407972°W / 34.851472; -93.407972Coordinates: 34°51′5.3″N 93°24′28.7″W / 34.851472°N 93.407972°W / 34.851472; -93.407972
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyYell
TownshipCrawford
Elevation735 ft (224 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)479
GNIS feature ID72854
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Onyx, Arkansas

Onyx is an unincorporated community in Yell County, Arkansas, United States.[2] It is located where Arkansas Highway 314 begins at Arkansas Highway 27.[3] The South Fourche La Fave River flows past south of the community.[3]

It was named for valuable deposits of onyx in the vicinity.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Onyx, Arkansas." Histopolis Retrieved October 13, 2011.
  2. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Onyx, Arkansas." USGS. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Onyx, Arkansas Retrieved October 13, 2011.
  3. ^ a b Arkansas Atlas and Gazetteer (Map) (Second ed.). DeLorme. § 40.
  4. ^ "Colorful Names". Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism. Archived from the original on November 24, 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2014.