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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
The Natural State / Land of Opportunity / Wonder State
Regnat Populus (The people rule)
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:
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

Lakeside Lower Elem. School
(870) 265-5402
1110 South Lakeshore
Lake Village, AR 71653
Warren Dupree Elem. School
(501) 982-9541
700 Gregory St.
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Middle Schools

Harmony Grove Middle School
(501) 860-6796
2621 Hwy. 229
Benton, AR 72015
Hamburg Junior High School
(870) 853-2811
412 Serrett
Hamburg, AR 71646

High Schools

Buffalo Is. Central Hs
(870) 486-5512
P.O. Box 730
Monette, AR 72447
Gravette High School
(479) 787-4180
607 Dallas St Se
Gravette, AR 72736

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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