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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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Arkansas Schools

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Elementary Schools

Bates Elementary School
(501) 897-2171
14300 Dineen Dr.
Little Rock, AR 72206
Wynne Primary School
(870) 238-5050
1300 N. Falls Blvd.
Wynne, AR 72396

Middle Schools

Mcnair Middle School
(479) 527-3660
3030 E. Mission Blvd.
Fayetteville, AR 72703
Dunbar Middle School
(870) 792-8401
1401 Third Street
Earle, AR 72331

High Schools

Northside High School
(479) 783-1171
2301 North B Street
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Murfreesboro High School
(870) 285-3514
605 3rd Avenue
Murfreesboro, AR 71958

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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