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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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Cities, Counties, and Zip Codes in Arkansas

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Arkansas Schools

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Elementary Schools

Sheridan Elementary School
(870) 942-3131
510 W Church
Sheridan, AR 72150
Foreman Elementary School
(870) 542-7214
311 W. 10 Ave.
Foreman, AR 71836

Middle Schools

Dunbar Magnet Middle School
(501) 447-2600
1100 Wright Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72206
Hillcrest Jr. High School
(870) 528-3462
180 School St.
Lynn, AR 72440

High Schools

Scranton High School
(479) 938-7121
103 N. Tenth St.
Scranton, AR 72863
Walnut Ridge High School
(870) 886-6623
508 E. Free St.
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476

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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