Tilly, Arkansas

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Tilly, Arkansas
Tilly, Arkansas (the United States)
Coordinates: 35°43′12″N92°49′59″W / 35.72000°N 92.83306°W / 35.72000; -92.83306 Coordinates: 35°43′12″N92°49′59″W / 35.72000°N 92.83306°W / 35.72000; -92.83306
Country Flag of the United States.svg  United States
State Flag of Arkansas.svg  Arkansas
County Pope
593 m (1,946 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72679 [1]
GNIS feature ID73873

Tilly is an unincorporated community in Smyrna Township, Pope County, Arkansas, United States near the head of the Middle Fork of the Little Red River. [2]

It is also near the intersection of Arkansas 16 and Arkansas 27. Tilly has a general store that was established in 1939 by Alfred & Avis Fountain. The store has a local post office branch located within. The cemetery located in Tilly is the "Union Hill Cemetery" and has a cemetery building adjacent to the cemetery.

In January 1996, Tilly was the scene of a triple murder, when gun dealer William Mueller, his wife, Nancy, and their eight-year-old daughter, Sarah, were abducted, tortured, and murdered in their own home by white supremacists Chevie Kehoe and Daniel Lewis Lee. Kehoe later received a life sentence for the crime, while Lee was sentenced to death and executed.

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  1. "Tilly ZIP Code". zipdatamaps.com. 2022. Retrieved November 11, 2022.
  2. "Feature Detail Report for: Tilly, Arkansas." USGS. Profile. Retrieved June 23, 2010.