War Eagle, Arkansas

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War Eagle, Arkansas
Wareagle, War Eagle Mills
War Eagle Mill
War Eagle Mill
War Eagle, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
War Eagle, Arkansas
War Eagle, Arkansas
Location of War Eagle within Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°16′04″N 93°56′28″W / 36.26778°N 93.94111°W / 36.26778; -93.94111
Country United States
State Arkansas
CountyBenton
Elevation359 m (1,178 ft)
GNIS feature ID78688[1]

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 "Blackburn Mill", "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 c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: War Eagle, Arkansas
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  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.


External links[edit]

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