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  Arkansas Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Arkansas (base map) JPEG format (553K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers.
Arkansas (reference map) JPEG format (272K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
Arkansas (reference map) PDF format (196K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/arkansas.html   (347 words)

  
  Arkansas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arkansas shares its southern border with Louisiana, its northern border with Missouri, its eastern border with Tennessee and Mississippi, and its western border with Texas and Oklahoma.
Arkansas had the distinction in 1992 of being the only state in the entire country to give the majority of its vote to a single candidate in the presidential election—native son Bill Clinton— while every other state's electoral votes were won by pluralities of the vote between the three candidates.
Born in Shreveport, Louisiana and raised in Huttig, Arkansas in 1933.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arkansas   (2856 words)

  
 Arkansas River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Arkansas generally flows to the east and southeast, and traverses the states of Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.
Through Oklahoma and Arkansas, dams artificially deepen and widen this modest sized river to build it into a commercially navigable body of water somewhere between Fort Smith, Arkansas and Pine Bluff, according to the season.
From 1819 the Adams-Onís Treaty set the Arkansas as part of the frontier between the United States and Spanish Mexico, which it remained until the annexation of Texas and Mexican-American War in 1846.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arkansas_River   (569 words)

  
 The Arkansas - The United States Mint
The Arkansas quarter is the fifth and final quarter of 2003, and the 25th in the 50 State Quarters® Program.
Arkansas was acquired through the Louisiana Purchase and later became the Arkansas Territory before gaining statehood.
Arkansas is also known for its sportsmanship and boasts mallard hunting as a main attraction for hunters across the nation.
www.usmint.gov /mint_programs/50sq_program/states/index.cfm?state=AR   (323 words)

  
 Arkansas Geography - NETSTATE
Arkansas is bordered by Missouri on the north and Louisiana on the south.
Arkansas can be divided into five main land regions; the Ozark Plateau, the Arkansas Valley, the Ouachita Mountains, the Mississippi Alluvial Plain (referred to as the Mississippi Embayment on the map to the left), and the West Gulf Coastal Plain.
Arkansas Valley: Separating the Ozark Plateau to the north and the Ouachita Mountains to the south is the Arkansas Valley.
www.netstate.com /states/geography/ar_geography.htm   (897 words)

  
 Introduction to Arkansas - The United States of America
Arkansas is another form of Kansas and first appeared on a 1673 map of the region.
This name was adopted by concurrent resolution of the legislature to promote Arkansas' abundance of natural resources and to replace the nickname, the Bear State, which was so widely in use and, it was feared, gave a false impression of the state.
The Razorback State: Though not official, Arkansas is very often referred to as the Razorback State in reference to the athletic teams of the University of Arkansas.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/ar_intro.htm   (955 words)

  
 Arkansas
Nicknamed the "Land of Opportunity," Arkansas, which joined the Union in 1836, was the 25th state.
The early French explorers of the state gave it its name, which is probably a phonetic spelling for the French word for "downriver" people, a reference to the Quapaw Indians and the river along which they settled.
Arkansas is the only state in which diamonds have been mined, although today the mine operates only as a tourist attraction.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/es/ar   (74 words)

  
 Arkansas Crime Information Center
Arkansas law requires the offender to inform ACIC of any change in residence not later than 10 days before establishing a new address.
Anyone who is required by Arkansas law to register as a sex offender and fails to report any change of address shall be guilty of a Class D felony.
Arkansas Code Annotated §12-12-913 (j)(1)(A), mandates that information on registered sex offenders determined to pose the highest level of risk to the public (Level 3 and Level 4), must be available on the Arkansas state website by January 1, 2004.
www.acic.org /Registration   (829 words)

  
 Arkansas: Facts, Map and State Symbols - EnchantedLearning.com
The official state flag of Arkansas was chosen in a design contest in 1913; the winner was Miss Willie Kavanaugh Hocker of Wabbaseka.
The diamond shapes in the center represent the diamond gemstone, because Arkansas is the only state in the USA where diamonds have been found.
Since Arkansas was the twenty-fifth state to join the Union, there are 25 white stars around the diamond.
www.enchantedlearning.com /usa/states/arkansas   (375 words)

  
 Arkansas (U.S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The three (3) stars below the word "ARKANSAS" shall be placed so that one (1) star shall be above the lower corner of the diamond and two (2) stars shall be placed symmetrically, parallel above and to the right and left of the star in the lower corner of the diamond.
The battleship U.S.S. Arkansas was to be commissioned and the Pine Bluff chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution voted to present a state flag to the ship.
The twenty-five stars meant that Arkansas was the twenty-fifth state to be admitted to the Union.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/us-ar.html   (1032 words)

  
 Arkansas
Marble : "The crystalline texture of Arkansas marbles varies from coarse to fine and the colors may range from light gray to fl, tan to yellow to rust, and it may have one uniform color or several shades...Marble is mined exclusively from limestones and dolostones...in north Arkansas.
In west-central Arkansas and southeastern Oklahoma, Novaculite is quarried for whetstones.
The Slates of Arkansas, by A. Purdue, with a Bibliography of the Geology of Arkansas by J. Branner, Geol.
www.cagenweb.com /quarries/states/arkansas.html   (4585 words)

  
 Arkansas Bar Association | Publications | Pamphlets for the Public
The Arkansas Veterans Handbook is intended as a guide to help veterans and their dependents learn more about benefits and services to which they may be entitled.
This pamphlet is written to help Arkansas attorneys inform the Personal Representative of his duties and responsibilities and is for general distribution to the public.
This is the eighth edition of this useful guide that has been designed and updated over the years to remind Arkansas' Senior Citizens of their many rights and privileges as citizens of this state.
www.arkbar.com /publications/publication_public.html   (537 words)

  
 FAQs - Tattoo & Permanent Cosmetic Artists
Tattoo and permanent cosmetic artists are required to be certified in Arkansas.
The Arkansas Department of Health is currently revising the Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Permanent Cosmetic Establishments to address specific requirements for body piercing establishments and artists.
Existing body piercing establishments are being inspected and are being given time to bring their shops into compliance with the existing regulations for sanitation.
www.healthyarkansas.com /faq/faq_tattoos.html   (272 words)

  
 Arkansas FFA Association
Just as Arkansas started organizing on the state level, the call came from the national level to charter a formal organization.
Carlton Patton, was from Arkansas; several National FFA Officers have hailed from Arkansas; and the Arkansas state staff has been involved with the National Board, the Board of Trustees, and other leadership positions.
The Arkansas FFA started as an organization dedicated to preparing young men for a future in farming; it has evolved into an organization dedicated to preparing all students for careers in agriculture and leadership.
dwe.arkansas.gov /Agriculture/ffa.htm   (150 words)

  
 Arkansas Apartments
Living in Arkansas is cheaper than in most of the neighboring states.
In the past, Arkansas was primarily an agricultural state, and it is still the number one producer of rice and poultry.
With a population of 2.6 million and growing, Arkansas is a dynamic state full of bright prospects.
www.rent.com /rentals/arkansas   (768 words)

  
 Arkansas Vacations for affordable family fun Official Arkansas tourism information
Welcome to Arkansas.com Affordable family vacations, romantic getaways and business meetings are a natural in Arkansas.
©Copyright 2007 Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.
The Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism is in compliance with the Freedom of Information, Ar.
www.arkansas.com   (107 words)

  
 Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies
Effective 17 January 2006 the Arkansas GeoStor system V5, developed by the AGIO, is on-line and operated by that office on servers supported by the Arkansas Department of Information Systems in Little Rock.
The University of Arkansas Spatial Library is a massive (multi-terabyte) Oracle database holding a wide range of geospatial data sets in an OGC-compliant interoperable form.
Ready internet access to this system is positioning Arkansas as a leader by powerfully leveraging existing capacities and expertise across the state.
www.cast.uark.edu /cast/geostor   (386 words)

  
 Birth & Death Certificates
Death records maintained by Arkansas Vital Records start with February 1, 1914 through the present.
Arkansas Vital Records does have a limited number of deaths occurring prior to 1914 for Little Rock and Fort Smith dating from 1881.
The Arkansas History Commission has a death index of deaths occurring in Arkansas from 1914 through 1949.
www.healthyarkansas.com /certificates/certificates.html   (315 words)

  
 Arkansas
Arkansas is also a leader in the production of cotton, rice, and soybeans.
University of Arkansas - Arkansas, University of, mainly at Fayetteville; land-grant and state supported; coeducational;...
Arkansas, state, United States - Arkansas, state in the south-central United States.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0108184.html   (295 words)

  
 Arkansas IMC: home
13 years ago, on May 5th, 1993 in West Memphis, Arkansas three 8 eight-year-old boys, Steve Branch, Christopher Byers, and Michael Moore were murdered.
Jason Baldwin and Jesse Misskelley received life sentences without parole, and Damien Echols sits on death row.
Being an editor for Arkansas Indymedia, and being a part of the Indymedia network, is both an honor and a challenge as this is a place where independent journalism is practiced and opinions can be fully expressed.
arkansas.indymedia.org   (647 words)

  
 Arkansas State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
A diamond on a red field represents the only place in North America where diamonds have been discovered and mined.
The twenty-five white stars around the diamond mean that Arkansas was the twenty-fifth state to join the Union.
The top of four stars in the center represents that Arkansas was a member of the Confederate States during the Civil War.
www.50states.com /arkansas.htm   (244 words)

  
 Arkansas events Arkansas festivals Arkansas activities Arkansas calendar of events
Arkansas events Arkansas festivals Arkansas activities Arkansas calendar of events
Use Arkansas.com to find your perfect summer vacation spot and plan your next family summer vacation in the Natural State.
Take an Arkansas fall foliage tour in the Natural State, and experience the breath-taking beauty of autumn in Arkansas.
www.arkansas.com /calendar   (318 words)

  
 Arkansas.gov | The Official Website for the State of Arkansas
The Official Website for the State of Arkansas
Governor Beebe's weekly column and radio address: System of Care Grant
Governor Beebe Announces Appointment To Arkansas Securities Commissioner
www.state.ar.us   (37 words)

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