A local church building built by Independent Baptists
|Elevation||362 m (1,188 ft)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||78496|
|U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Summers, Arkansas|
Summers is an unincorporated community in far western Washington County, Arkansas, United States. Considered a postal designation (ZIP code 72769). the population of the Summers ZCTA was 942 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Fayetteville–Springdale–Rogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Summers is in the Ozarks on the southern edge of the Springfield Plateau near the Boston Mountains. At the intersection with Arkansas Highway 59 about 2.5 miles (4.0 km) east of the Oklahoma border, Summers is the first postal stop on U.S. Route 62 after entering Arkansas.
- The town of Summers has a building that was once a hotel and is now a private residence that has been featured in many Route 66 and Americana architectural forums.
- Its name comes from John T. Summers, one of the original postmasters for the community. The community was earlier named Coon Creek.
- George W. Bond, educator born in Summers in 1891, president of Louisiana Tech University from 1928 to 1936