A local church building
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Summers is an unincorporated community in far western Washington County, Arkansas, United States. The community has a postal designation (ZIP code 72769) and the population of the Summers zip code area was 942 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Fayetteville–Springdale–Rogers, Arkansas-Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Summers is in the Ozarks on the southern edge of the Springfield Plateau near the Boston Mountains. The community is located at the intersection of U.S. Route 62 with Arkansas Highway 59 about 2 miles (3.2 km) east of the Oklahoma border. It is just east of Ballard Creek.
- George W. Bond was an educator, born in Summers in 1891. He was president of Louisiana Tech University from 1928 to 1936.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Summers, Arkansas
- U.S. Census Bureau Fact Finder Fact Sheet for Zip Code Tabulation Area 72769
- Arkansas Atlas & Gazetteer, DeLoreme, 2nd Ed. 2004, p. 30 ISBN 0-89933-345-1
- History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. Higginson Book Company. 1889. p. 322.
- "History of Washington County, Arkansas." Shiloh Museum, Springdale, Arkansas. pp. 754.
- Ruston Daily Leader, June 17, 1936, pp. 1, 4