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Sexton, Arkansas
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Coordinates: 35°54′55″N 94°30′25″W / 35.91528°N 94.50694°W / 35.91528; -94.50694Coordinates: 35°54′55″N 94°30′25″W / 35.91528°N 94.50694°W / 35.91528; -94.50694
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Washington
Township Dutch Mills
1,014 ft (309 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 479
GNIS feature ID 81941

Sexton (also Salem Springs) is a former community in Dutch Mills Township, Washington County, Arkansas, United States. The community was located on a tributary of the Baron Fork (a tributary of the Illinois River) approximately one-half mile east of the Arkansas - Oklahoma state line.

A post office called Sexton was established in 1882, and remained in operation until 1906. The community has the name of William H. Sexton, an early postmaster.

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