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Briggsville, Arkansas
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Yell
Elevation
440 ft (130 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72828
Area code(s) 479
GNIS feature ID 81846

Briggsville is an unincorporated community in Yell County, Arkansas, United States. Briggsville is located on Arkansas Highway 28, 12 miles (19 km) west-southwest of Plainview. Briggsville has a post office with ZIP code 72828.

Briggsville is the hometown of actor Jacob Lofland.

At a Democratic Party rally in Russellville, Arkansas in 1976, Bill Clinton spoke of "the breathtaking beauty of our Arkansas spring", and then listed several towns including Briggsville; "I know them all, and they are home to me because of you".

First Lieutenant Daniel W. Melton, Company B, 7th Arkansas Infantry Regiment
First Lieutenant Daniel W. Melton was a soldier in the Civil War, and is interred at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Briggsville
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