Little Rock, Arkansas

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Little Rock
State capital and city
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
County Pulaski
Township Big Rock
Founded June 1, 1821
Incorporated (town) November 7, 1831
Incorporated (city) November 2, 1835
Named for French: La Petite Roche
(The "Little Rock")
Government
 • Type Council-manager
 • Mayor Mark Stodola (D)
 • Council Little Rock City Council
Area[1]
 • State capital and city 121.30 sq mi (314.16 km2)
 • Land 118.69 sq mi (307.40 km2)
 • Water 2.61 sq mi (6.76 km2)
 • Metro 4,090.34 sq mi (10,593.94 km2)
Elevation 335 ft (102 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • State capital and city 193,524
 • Estimate (2017) 198,606
 • Rank US: 117th
 • Density 1,672.81/sq mi (645.87/km2)
 • Urban 431,388 (US: 88th)
 • Metro 738,344 (US: 78th)
Demonym(s) Little Rocker
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code(s) 72002, 72103, 72201, 72202, 72204, 72205, 72206, 72207, 72209, 72210, 72211, 72212, 72223, 72227
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-41000
GNIS feature ID 0083350
Major airport Clinton National Airport/Adams Field (LIT)
Interstate Highways I-30, I-40, I-430, I-440, I-530, I-630
Other major highways US 65, US 67, US 70, US 167, AR 107
Website www.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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