Arkansas State Facts and History

Arkansas Quick Facts

  • Current Governor: Asa Hutchinson
  • Capital: Little Rock
  • Population: 3.018 million (2019 est.)
  • Residents: Alaskan
  • Land Area: 137,733 km²
  • Water Area: 245,384 sq km
  • Total Area: 1,723,337 SQ KM
  • Width: 240 mi (386 km)
  • Length: 270 mi (435 km)
  • State Motto: “Regnat populus”
  • Nickname: The Natural State
  • Electoral votes: 3
  • Seats in U.S. House of Representatives: 1 (of 435)
  • State Song: “Arkansas (You Run Deep In Me)”
  • Date of Statehood: June 15, 1836
  • Time Zone: Alaskan (GMT − 9 hours)
  • Official Website of Arkansas: arkansas.gov/
  • State abbreviation/Postal code: AR
  • Origin of name: Arkansas” originates with the native American Quapaw tribe “by way of early French explorers.

Arkansas State Slogan

The official state slogan of Arkansas:

The People Rule” – 

State Symbol of Arkansas

Flag of Arkansas
Flag of Arkansas
State Flower of Arkansas
State Flower of Arkansas – Apple Blossom
State Food of Arkansas
State food of Arkansas – Rice
State Seal of Arkansas
State Fish of Arkansas
State Fish of Arkansas – Alligator Gar
State Mineral of Arkansas
State Mineral of Arkansas – Quartz Crystal
State Bird of Arkansas
State Bird of Arkansas – Northern Mockingbird
State Tree of Arkansas
State Tree of Arkansas – Loblolly Pine
State Fruit of Arkansas
State Fruit of Arkansas – Tomato

Map of Arkansas

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