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Aerial view of Downtown Little Rock
Aerial view of Downtown Little Rock.
 

About Little Rock

Flag of Little Rock, ArkansasSatellite view showing Little Rock, seat of Pulaski County, largest city and capital of the State of Arkansas in the United States. The city is located in the center of the state, 137 mi (220 km) west of Memphis (TN), on the southern bank of the Arkansas River, opposite the city of North Little Rock which is across the river.




Arkansas State Capitol, Little Rock, Arkansas
Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock.
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The French adventurer La Harpe established a trading post in 1719 on the Red River near what is now Texarkana in Texas, - then he moved on and in 1722 (aged 38) he built a trading post at the Arkansas River near the rock formation that inspired the name of the city (Petite Roche).

Almost one hundred years later Little Rock was surveyed and in 1821 the town became the capital of the Arkansas Territory.

Today Little Rock is a mid-sized American city with a population of 198,000 inhabitants (in 2015), about 731,000 people live in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan area.

LR is home to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, a national public research university, and the impressive building of the Clinton Presidential Center, the presidential library of Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States.


Little Rock points of interest:

William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park, Little Rock, Arkansas
William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park.
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LR is known for its thriving New South culture and it is one of the top Arkansas vacation spots.

Historic places: Old State House Museum, the oldest surviving state capitol building west of the Mississippi, built in 1836. The Old State House is now a museum with exhibits related to Arkansas history and culture.
Arkansas State Capitol, is a scale replica of the US capitol, it houses offices of the state of Arkansas.

Places to go: Little Rock River Market District, restaurants, shops, art galleries, museums, bars and seasonal farmers markets.

Visual arts: Arkansas Art Center, the state's leading art institution with eight galleries and a museum school.

Performing arts: Robinson Center, a music hall, convention center, performance theater and the performance space for the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, currently under renovation. Arkansas Repertory Theatre, The Rep is Arkansas' largest non-profit professional theater, founded in 1976. Community Theatre of Little Rock, CTLR is a Theater group founded in 1956.

Museums: Arkansas Museum of Discovery (discover science, technology, engineering, and math).
Historic Arkansas Museum HAM (Arkansas’s oldest history museum).

Churches: Cathedral of St. Andrew, historic church and the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Little Rock.

Convention Center: Statehouse Convention Center, spacious venue attached to the Little Rock Marriott.

Shopping: Ottenheimer Market Hall, food, coffees, groceries and fresh take-out.

Parks: Riverfront Park, park on the south bank of the Arkansas River.

Amusement parks: Magic Springs and Crystal Falls, amusement and water parks in Hot Springs, features the Arkansas Twister, a wooden rollercoaster. Funland Amusement Park, small amusement park located in Burns Park, the park is offering ball fields, a 36-hole golf course, multi-use trails and fishing in the Arkansas River.

Sports: Jack Stephens Center, a 5,600-seat multi-purpose arena, home to the UALR volleyball and the men's and women's basketball teams. Barton Coliseum, 7,150-seat multi-purpose arena within the Arkansas State Fairgrounds.
Dickey-Stephens Park, baseball park, home field for the Arkansas Travelers (The Travs).

State fair: Arkansas State Fair (annually in October, with a livestock show, bull riding, and live music).


Just zoom in (+) to see Arkansas State Capitol, a neoclassical building constructed from 1899 to 1915, it houses the government of the state of Arkansas.

The page shows a city map of Little Rock with expressways, main roads and streets, and the location of Little Rock National Airport (IATA code: LIT) east of the city.

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Local Time Little Rock:
Monday-August-29 2016  14:49  
Standard time zone: Central Standard Time (CST); UTC/GMT -6 hours Central Daylight Time (CDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours
 
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Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
 
City Coordinates: 34°44′10″N 92°19′52″W
 
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External Links:
Little Rock (official website)

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (official tourism and convention website)

ArkansasOnline
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