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Arkansas Profile

Nicknamed the "Land of Opportunity," Arkansas, which joined the Union in 1836, was the 25th state. The early French explorers of the state gave it its name, which is probably a phonetic spelling for the French word for "downriver" people, a reference to the Quapaw Indians and the river along which they settled. Arkansas is the only state in which diamonds have been mined, although today the mine operates only as a tourist attraction. The state flower is the apple blossom. ...Read more here: Arkansas - The Land of Opportunity

Capital City:
Little Rock
Nickname:
The Natural State / Land of Opportunity / Wonder State
Motto:
Regnat Populus (The people rule)
Statehood:
June 15, 1836 (25th)
Origin of State's Name:
French interpretation of a Sioux word "acansa," meaning "downstream place."
Largest Cities:
Little Rock, Fort Smith, North Little Rock, Pine Bluff, Jonesboro
Border States:
Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas
Land Area:
52,075 sq. mi.; 27th largest
State Bird:
Mockingbird
State Flower:
Apple blossom
State Tree:
Pine (pinus)
State Songs:
Arkansas / Oh, Arkansas

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Elementary Schools

Murrell Taylor Elem. School
(501) 985-1581
1401 Murrell Taylor Dr.
Jacksonville, AR 72076
Parkers Chapel Elem. School
(870) 862-9767
401 Parkers Chapel Road
El Dorado, AR 71730

Middle Schools

Lonoke Middle School
(501) 676-6670
200 E. Locust St
Lonoke, AR 72086
Westside Middle School
(870) 972-5622
1800 Hwy. 91 W.
Jonesboro, AR 72404

High Schools

Forrest City High School
(870) 633-1464
467 Victoria
Forrest City, AR 72335
Clarendon High School
(870) 747-3326
320 N. Seventh St.
Clarendon, AR 72029

Sex Offender Information for Arkansas

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Arkansas, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.acic.org. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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