Calamine, Arkansas facts for kids
|Elevation||97 m (318 ft)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||47275|
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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