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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 , Mississipp i , 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

    Concord Elementary School
    (870) 668-3757
    10920 Heber Springs Rd N
    Concord, AR 72523
    Umpire Elementary School
    (870) 583-2141
    142 School Drive
    Umpire, AR 71971

    Middle Schools

    College Hill Middle
    (870) 772-0281
    1600 Forest St.
    Texarkana, AR 71854
    Yellville Summit Middle School
    (870) 449-6533
    1124 N Panther Ave
    Yellville, AR 72687

    High Schools

    Scranton High School
    (479) 938-7121
    103 N. Tenth St.
    Scranton, AR 72863
    Batesville High School
    (870) 793-6846
    #1 Pioneer Drive
    Batesville, AR 72501

    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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