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Calamine, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Calamine, Arkansas
Calamine, Arkansas
Location in Arkansas
Calamine, Arkansas is located in the United States
Calamine, Arkansas
Calamine, Arkansas
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Sharp
Elevation
97 m (318 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
GNIS feature ID 47275

Calamine is an unincorporated community in Sharp County, Arkansas, United States.

History

Zinc mining gave the town its start, hence the name calamine. Calamine has been noted for its unusual place name.

On April 26, 2011, a tornado reportedly hit the Calamine area causing one death (see April 25–28, 2011 tornado outbreak).

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