Little Rock, Arkansas - Facts & Figures
Little Rock, the capital city of Arkansas, was named after a small rock formation on the south bank of the Arkansas River. Early river traffic used this formation as a landmark to cross the river.
Little Rock is home to two major universities- The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Downtown Little Rock boosts many tourism opportunities and exciting nightlife. The River Market district is known as a crowd pleaser and offers something for everyone, from thriving businesses to an array of restaurants and live music.
- Population: 195,314
- Industries: Shopping, Communication, Acxiom, Financial Services, Medical, Education, Government
- Local Area Codes: 479, 501
- ZIP Codes: 72011, 72015, 72018, 72019, 72158, 72022
- Surrounding Cities: Bauxite Metro, Benton Metro, Bryant-Collegeville, Ferndale, Jacksonville, Palarm, Pinnacle, Scott, Spring Lake, Sylvan Hills-Sherwood, Wrightsville