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Cincinnati, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Washington
Elevation 321 m (1,053 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip code 72769
Area code(s) 479
GNIS feature ID 47789

Cincinnati is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Arkansas, United States. Cincinnati receives mail delivery from Summers (ZIP code 72769). The population of the Summers ZCTA was 942 at the 2000 census. It is part of the FayettevilleSpringdaleRogers, AR-MO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Cincinnati is in the Ozarks on the southern edge of the Springfield Plateau near the Boston Mountains. Cincinnati is on Arkansas 59.svg Arkansas Highway 59 about 5 miles (8.0 km) north of US 62.svg U.S. Route 62 and 2 miles (3.2 km) east of the Oklahoma border.

History

In the early years before 1857, Cincinnati was first known as Buzzard Roost, then Silvia. This early settlement was such a thriving center of commerce that people came from Fayetteville for supplies.

2010 New Year's Eve Tornado Kills Four

"The year 2010 ended with an awful roar, followed by an even worse silence." Three of Cincinnati's inhabitants died during the storm. Another died four days later from injuries sustained in the tornado.

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