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Here is a list of Dallas County's Towns, Townships, Post Offices & Communities. 

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Beech Bluff

The Post Office was Created on 08 Jan 1850, and discontinued on 08 February 1867. 

Beech Bluffs location on a 1855 map of Arkansas.

Beech Grove

No Information located at this time.

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Bucksnort

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Bunn Township

Bunn was created between 1910 and 1920 from parts of Chester and Princeton townships. The Bunn post office was created on 20 Jul 1907, the date of it was discontinued is unavailable.

Cache Marso

The post office was created on 17 July 1849, and was discontinued on 08 February 1867.

Cache Marso on a 1855 map of Arkansas.

Carthage

Carthage, located in Chester Township in the northeast part of Dallas County, had its beginning in 1905 when the Rock Island Railroad extended its lines from Little Rock to Louisiana. The town site (incorporated in 1907) was just off the old Tulip and Pine Bluff road in the old McLendon field. …

Chambersville

The post office was created on 05 Nov 1853, discontinued on 02 February 1866. 

Champagnolia

Champagnolia was created in 1845. Annexed to Calhoun County in 1851. 

Chappell

The Chappell post office was created on 19 June 1850, was discontinued on 29 Jan 1861. 

Chappell on a 1855 map of Arkansas.

Chase

The Chase post office creation date is unavailable, was discontinued on 31 Oct 1905. 

Chester

Chester was created in 1858. Part to Bunn between 1910-20. 

Como

the Como post office was created on 23 May 1853, discontinued on 07 August 1871.

Cooney

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Cruse

The Cruse post office creation date is unavailable, it was discontinued on 15 February 1907. 

Cruse (Historical)

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Daisey

The Daisey post office creation date unavailable, it was discontinued on 31 Oct 1905. 

Dalark

The Dalark post office was created on 08 Oct 1887, it was discontinued on 31 August 1957. Dalark was named for it's location on the Dallas &  Clark County line. 

Dalark is located 16 miles South of Arkadelphia, Clark County, off of Highway #8. The Township of Dalark received it's name because it is located on the borders of Dallas and Clark Counties.

Damo

The Damo post office was created on 26 Oct 1860, the date it was discontinued is unavailable. 

Dry Run

Dry Run was created between 1880-90. The post office was created on 05 May 1886, and discontinued on 24 May 1892. 

Eaglette

The Eaglette post office creation date is unavailable, it was discontinued on 15 February 1927. 

Estes

The Estes post office creation date is unavailable, it was discontinued on 31 Mar 1917. 

Fairview

The Fairview post office was created on 27 Sep 1852, the date it was discontinued is unavailable. 

Fairview on a 1855 map of Arkansas.

Farindale

Farindale was the last store (or beer joint) on HWY 167 before crossing the Saline River Bridge. Mail was delivered from Carthage back in the thirties.

Fordyce

Fordyce was created between 1880-1890. Part went to Southall in 1907. Made into County seat in 1908. Post office created on 25 June 1883, still in operation. 

Fordyce was established in 1882, and was given the name "Fordyce" in honor of the builder of the railroad, named Samuel W. …

Forrest Bonner

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Fruitridge

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Green

The Green post office creation date is unavailable, it was discontinued on 15 February 1905. 

Heine (Historical)

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Hickory Hills

The Hickory Hills post office was established on 17 May 1849, and it was discontinued on 05 Mar 1850.

Holly Springs

Holly Springs was created between 1850 and 1856 from parts of Tulip Township.

Holly Springs, a Dallas County community is located 15 miles southeast of Princeton on Highways 9 and 128, was originally settled in 1841. Holly Springs received its name from the Holly groves and beautiful springs in the area. …

Ivan

Ivan was created in 1908 as a logging camp and remained a community after the logging industry left. The Post office was created on 08 Oct 1906, still in operation. 


Ivy

Ivy was created in 1908 as a logging camp and remained a community after the logging industry left. The Post office was created on 08 Oct 1906, and is still in operation. 

Jacinto (Historical)

The Jacinto post office was created on 05 Mar 1892, and discontinued on 18 February 1931.




Jackson

Jackson was created in 1845.

Jinks

The Jinks post office was created on 10 February 1914, and discontinued on 15 June 1915. 

Lea's Ferry

The Lea's Ferry post office was created on 29 Oct 1860. The date it was discontinued is unavailable.

Liberty

Liberty was created between 1890-1900 from parts of Princeton township.

Manchester

1854 Map of Dallas County, Ark

Manchester was created in 1836 in Clark County. It was annexed from Clark County in 1845. Part annexed back to Clark County in 1869 and part to Willow Township between 1910-20. 



Manning

Manning, a community in the western part of Dallas County, had very little cleared land before the coming of the railroad. Some of the first families to settle there were Sing Adams, Jim Adams (Sing's son), W. A. Moore, Page and Burton Porterfield and Walter Adams. …

McIntosh

McIntosh Post office was created on 02 Feb 1914. It was discontinued on 31 Jan 1916.

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Moro

Moro was created in 1848 and annexed to Calhoun County in 1851. The Moro Post office was established on 27 May 1846, it was discontinued on 31 Jan 1853.

New Hope

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Nix

Nix was created between 1890 and 1900 from parts of Owen, Princeton and Smith Townships. The Nix Post office was created on 17 Aug 1888, and discontinued on 15 Jul 1918.

Oak Grove

The Oak Grove Post office was created on 22 Mar 1878.

Oakhurst (Historical)

Oakhurst Post office date of creation is unknown, it was discontinued on 31 Oct 1905.

Ouachita

Ouachita is located 5 miles south of Sparkman on Highway 7. It was settled before 1890. In 1890, a Mr. Crownover donated 5 acres of land to the Ouachita Baptist Church if they would meet there. 

The Rock Island Railroad came through Ouachita in 1913. …

Owen

Owen was created in 1844. Part was annexed from Clark County in 1845. Part went to the creation of Nix Township between 1890 and 1900.

Petty

Petty Post Office was created on 29 Oct 1860, it was discontinued on 15 Dec 1923.

Pine Grove

Pine Grove, a farming community in southwestern Dallas County, began to be settled about 1841. Benjamin DeLaughter, moved to Pine Grove in 1871. He was a Baptist minister farmer and operated a large steam powered gin. James N. Butler named the community when the Pine Grove Post Office was established in 1874. …

Polk

Polk was created in 1850. Part was annexed to Calhoun County in 1851.

Princeton

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When the railroad first came to Dallas County, it missed Princeton. Many today are unaware that the thriving community of Princeton was once a leader in South Arkansas and the first County Seat of Dallas County. Princeton had the first Post Office in the county, in the home of Presley Watts, Postmaster. …

Ramsey

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Ramsey Post office was created on 18 Feb 1884, it was discontinued on 31 Jul 1917.

The Ramsey Community was first settled around 1845 by the Culbreath family and was known as the Redbud Community, probably due to the Redbud trees. The Culbreath family were bear hunters and after hunting declined, they moved to other areas. …

Red Bird

Red Bird on a 1855 map of Arkansas.

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Roane

Roane Post Office creation date is unavailable; it was discontinued on 31 Jan 1917.

Round Hill

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Saline (Historical)

Saline was created in 1850 and was annexed to Cleveland County in 1873. The Post Office was created on 22 Mar 1878, and discounted on 30 Nov 1925.

Seals

The Seals Post Office was created on  07 Aug 1903, and discontinued on 10 Jul 1906. It was renamed "Carthage".

Shady Grove

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Silver Springs

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Smith

Smith was created in 1844; annexed from Clark County in 1845. Part went to the formation of Nix Township between 1890-1900 and part went Willow between 1910-20.

Southall

Southall was created in 1907 from parts of Fordyce and Princeton Townships.

Sparkman

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Sparkman No. 1, or old Sparkman, was located in Owen Township about 15 miles southwest of Princeton and settled about 1892 as a sawmill community. The sawmill was owned by Lemuel "Pete" Sparkman (also the first postmaster), hence the name. It was located about 1/4 of a mile southwest of the present town of Sparkman, or Sparkman no. …

Stover

Stover Post Office was created on 23 Apr 1916, and the discontinued date is unavailable.

Stover on a 1855 map of Arkansas.

Swaty

Swaty Post Office was created on 23 Apr 1916, and discontinued on 15 Sep 1923.

Tulip

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Tulip is located about 25 miles north of Fordyce on Highway 9. William Dunbar and an exploring party crossed Tulip Ridge in 1804. During the eighteenth century, a French trapper Tulipe had hidden some goods in the area. It was called "Cache La Tulipe." …

Wapanoca Township

Located near the Princeton area of Dallas County. It is reordered in the 1860 Salve Schedule.

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Washita

No information was located at this time. I located this area on a 1915 Map of Arkansas.

Wave

Wave Post Office was established on 04 Oct 1920, and the date it was discontinued is unavailable.

Wechs Shop (Historical)

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Willow

Willow was created from parts of Manchester and Smith Townships between 1910 and 1920. The Willow Post Office was created on 03 Jul 1882, and discontinued on 14 Mar 1969.


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