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Crosses, Arkansas
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Madison
Township Valley
Elevation 414 m (1,358 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72701
Area code(s) 479
GNIS feature ID 71291

Crosses is an unincorporated community in Valley Township, Madison County, Arkansas, United States, located at the intersection of Arkansas Highways 16 and Highway 295.

History

The community has the name of one Mr. Cross, a pioneer citizen.

In 2012, Arkansas head football coach Bobby Petrino was involved in a motorcycle crash while sliding off Highway 16 near Crosses, his passenger being former Arkansas All-SEC volleyball player Jessica Dorrell. He was subsequently fired from his coaching job for lying about the accident to the school.

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