War Eagle, Arkansas

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War Eagle Mill

War Eagle is an unincorporated community in Benton County, Arkansas, United States.[1] It is the location of (or is the nearest community to) War Eagle Bridge, which carries CR 98 over War Eagle Creek and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

Variant names were "Wareagle" and "War Eagle Mills".[1] The community takes its name from War Eagle Mill, a local gristmill on War Eagle Creek.[3] A post office called War Eagle Mills was established in 1876, the name was changed to Wareagle in 1894, and the post office closed in 1967.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: War Eagle
  2. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  3. ^ History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. Higginson Book Company. 1889. p. 120.
  4. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 February 2018.

Coordinates: 36°16′04″N 93°56′28″W / 36.26778°N 93.94111°W / 36.26778; -93.94111