Little Rock, Arkansas

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Little Rock
City of Little Rock
Clockwise from top: Little Rock skyline, William J. Clinton Presidential Library, War Memorial Stadium, the River Market District, and the Arkansas State Capitol
Clockwise from top: Little Rock skyline, William J. Clinton Presidential Library, War Memorial Stadium, the River Market District, and the Arkansas State Capitol
Flag of Little Rock
Flag
Nickname(s): 
The Rock, Rock Town, LR
Location of Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas.
Location of Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas.
Little Rock is located in Arkansas
Little Rock
Little Rock
Little Rock is located in the US
Little Rock
Little Rock
Little Rock (the US)
Little Rock is located in North America
Little Rock
Little Rock
Little Rock (North America)
Coordinates: 34°44′10″N 92°19′52″W / 34.73611°N 92.33111°W / 34.73611; -92.33111Coordinates: 34°44′10″N 92°19′52″W / 34.73611°N 92.33111°W / 34.73611; -92.33111
Country United States
State Arkansas
CountyPulaski
TownshipBig Rock
FoundedJune 1, 1821
Incorporated (town)November 7, 1831
Incorporated (city)November 2, 1835
Named forFrench: La Petite Roche
(The "Little Rock")
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager
 • MayorMark Stodola (D)
 • CouncilLittle Rock City Council
Area
 • State capital and city121.30 sq mi (314.16 km2)
 • Land118.69 sq mi (307.40 km2)
 • Water2.61 sq mi (6.76 km2)
 • Metro
4,090.34 sq mi (10,593.94 km2)
Elevation
335 ft (102 m)
Population
 • State capital and city193,524
 • Estimate 
(2017)
198,606
 • RankUS: 117th
 • Density1,672.81/sq mi (645.87/km2)
 • Urban
431,388 (US: 88th)
 • Metro
738,344 (US: 78th)
Demonym(s)Little Rocker
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code(s)
72002, 72103, 72201, 72202, 72204, 72205, 72206, 72207, 72209, 72210, 72211, 72212, 72223, 72227
Area code(s)501
FIPS code05-41000
GNIS feature ID0083350
Major airportClinton National Airport/Adams Field (LIT)
Interstate HighwaysI-30, I-40, I-430, I-440, I-530, I-630
Other major highwaysUS 65, US 67, US 70, US 167, AR 107
Websitewww.littlerock.gov

Little Rock is the capital city and largest city of the U.S. state of Arkansas. Billy Joel mentions it in "We Didn't Start the Fire".

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 18, 2017.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 2, 2018.

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