Savoy, Arkansas

Savoy (formerly Ladds Mill) is an unincorporated community in Litteral Township, Washington County, Arkansas, United States.[2] It is located on County Route 845 east of Lake Wedington.[3] The Ozark National Forest is just west of the community. The Savoy area is marked with bluffs and streams. A distinctive feature is the dam on Clear Creek where a flour mill was once in operation. Savoy had a post office and businesses that no longer exist.

Savoy, Arkansas
Entering Savoy on Highway 16
Entering Savoy on Highway 16
Savoy, Arkansas is located in Arkansas
Savoy, Arkansas
Savoy, Arkansas
Savoy's position in Arkansas
Coordinates: 36°6′20″N 94°19′58″W / 36.10556°N 94.33278°W / 36.10556; -94.33278Coordinates: 36°6′20″N 94°19′58″W / 36.10556°N 94.33278°W / 36.10556; -94.33278
Country United States
State Arkansas
CountyWashington
TownshipLitteral
Elevation317 m (1,040 ft)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72704
Area code(s)479
GNIS feature ID78300
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Savoy, Arkansas

Savoy is home to the Illinois River Bridge at Phillips Ford, a bridge spanning the Illinois River that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The community is home to the University of Arkansas Animal Sciences’ Savoy Research Complex and the University of Arkansas Geology Department's Savoy Experimental Watershed.

The historic Savoy Community Building, the Howe-Savoy Bible Church and the Savoy Station of the Wedington Fire Department are located here.

The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History contains some information about the Savoy baseball team of 1917.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Savoy, Arkansas". Histopolis. Retrieved 4 September 2011.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Savoy, Arkansas United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 4 September 2011.
  3. ^ Arkansas Atlas and Gazetteer (Map) (Second ed.). DeLorme. § 22.
  4. ^ "Shiloh Museum of Ozark History: Savoy baseball team, 1917". Retrieved 2009-12-15.