Monday, June 18, 2018

June - Week 25 - Arkansas - the Natural State

25 Arkansas
Date admitted to the US – June 15, 1836
Postal abbreviation – AR
Capital – Little Rock
Area – 53,178.62 [29th largest in the US]
Population as of census 2010 – 2,915,918 [32nd largest in the US]
Population density per square mile – 56 [35th largest in the US]
Area codes – 501, 870
Zip codes – 71601 - 72959
Number of counties – 75
State nickname –  The Natural State
State motto – "Regnat populus" - The people rule   

State Flag of Arkansas
Fun facts
-The World's Championship Duck Calling Contest is held annually in Stuttgart.
-Sam Walton founded his Wal-Mart stores in Bentonville.
-Pine Bluff is known as the world center of archery bow production.
-47 hot springs flow from the southwestern slope of Hot Springs Mountain, at an average temperature of 143 F.
-The Ozark National Forest covers more than one million acres. 

Law Schools
-University of Arkansas School of Law

-University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Military facts
Military Bases

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