Black Rock, Arkansas

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Black Rock, Arkansas
Location in Lawrence County and the state of Arkansas
Location in Lawrence County and the state of Arkansas
Coordinates: Coordinates: 36°6′28″N 91°5′56″W / 36.10778°N 91.09889°W / 36.10778; -91.09889
CountryUnited States
StateArkansas
CountyLawrence
Area
 • Total3.5 sq mi (8.9 km2)
 • Land3.3 sq mi (8.5 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation
312 ft (95 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total717
 • Density204.9/sq mi (80.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
72415
Area code(s)870
FIPS code05-06700
GNIS feature ID0076368

Black Rock is a city Lawrence County in the US state of Arkansas. It is on the Black River at the edge of the Ozark Mountains. The city was a boomtown, rising because of new railroads and timber interests. Later pearling be.came an important business in Black Rock