Onyx, Arkansas

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Onyx, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
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
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Yell
Township Crawford
Elevation[1] 224 m (735 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 479
GNIS feature ID 72854
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Onyx, Arkansas

Onyx is an unincorporated community in Crawford Township, Yell County, Arkansas, United States.[2] It is located where Arkansas Highway 314 begins at Arkansas Highway 27.[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. ^ Arkansas Atlas and Gazetteer (Map) (Second ed.). DeLorme. § 40. 
  4. ^ "Colorful Names". Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism. Retrieved 14 July 2014.