Strickler, Arkansas

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Strickler, Arkansas
Strickler, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Strickler, Arkansas
Strickler, Arkansas
Strickler's position in Arkansas.
Coordinates: 35°50′01″N 94°18′48″W / 35.83361°N 94.31333°W / 35.83361; -94.31333Coordinates: 35°50′01″N 94°18′48″W / 35.83361°N 94.31333°W / 35.83361; -94.31333
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyWashington
TownshipCove Creek
Established1837
Elevation1,512 ft (461 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)479
GNIS feature ID78474
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Strickler, Arkansas

Strickler (formerly Stricklers) is an unincorporated community in Cove Creek Township, Washington County, Arkansas, United States.[1] It is located on Arkansas Highway 265, northwest of Devil's Den State Park.[2]

History[edit]

The area was settled by Benjamin and Mary Strickler in 1837. A post office for the Greenville community (which would become Strickler) was open from 1854–1874, and the Strickler post office was open through 1878-1943. The community was located on the Butterfield Overland Mail route.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Feature Detail Report for: Strickler, Arkansas." USGS. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Strickler, Arkansas Retrieved September 25, 2010.
  2. ^ Arkansas Atlas and Gazetteer (Map) (Second ed.). DeLorme. 2002. p. 30. ISBN 0-89933-345-1.
  3. ^ "Strickler, Washington County, Arkansas." Overview. Retrieved April 29, 2011.