Feature Name:

Arkansas, State of

Feature Type: civil
Estimated Population (1994): 2,448,387
Description: Incomplete Record The geographic center, or that point on which a surface of uniform thickness would balance, for the state is located in Pulaski County, 19.3 km (12 mi) northwest of Little Rock.
History Notes: Statehood: 15 June 1836. From the name of a river named for an Indian village and tribe. The French recorded the tribal name as "Arkansa" about 1673, and the "s" was added as a plural. The French pronunciation and spelling still prevail, although the act establishing the Territory originally spelled the name "Arkansaw." (US-T131/1976/DOI - USGS News Release: Origin of Names of U S States)
State County
Arkansas Pulaski
Arkansas Arkansas
Arkansas Ashley
Arkansas Baxter
Arkansas Benton
Arkansas Boone
Arkansas Bradley
Arkansas Calhoun
Arkansas Carroll
Arkansas Chicot
Arkansas Clark
Arkansas Clay
Arkansas Cleburne
Arkansas Cleveland
Arkansas Columbia
Arkansas Conway
Arkansas Craighead
Arkansas Crawford
Arkansas Crittenden
Arkansas Cross
Arkansas Dallas
Arkansas Desha
Arkansas Drew
Arkansas Faulkner
Arkansas Franklin
Arkansas Fulton
Arkansas Garland
Arkansas Grant
Arkansas Greene
Arkansas Hempstead
Arkansas Hot Spring
Arkansas Howard
Arkansas Independence
Arkansas Izard
Arkansas Jackson
Arkansas Jefferson
Arkansas Johnson
Arkansas Lafayette
Arkansas Lawrence
Arkansas Lee
Arkansas Lincoln
Arkansas Little River
Arkansas Logan
Arkansas Lonoke
Arkansas Madison
Arkansas Marion
Arkansas Miller
Arkansas Mississippi
Arkansas Monroe
Arkansas Montgomery
Arkansas Nevada
Arkansas Newton
Arkansas Ouachita
Arkansas Perry
Arkansas Phillips
Arkansas Pike
Arkansas Poinsett
Arkansas Polk
Arkansas Pope
Arkansas Prairie
Arkansas Randolph
Arkansas St. Francis
Arkansas Saline
Arkansas Scott
Arkansas Searcy
Arkansas Sebastian
Arkansas Sevier
Arkansas Sharp
Arkansas Stone
Arkansas Union
Arkansas Van Buren
Arkansas Washington
Arkansas White
Arkansas Woodruff
Arkansas Yell
Variant Name(s) Arkansaw
  The Bear State
USGS 7.5' x 7.5' Map: Ferndale