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Little Rock, Arkansas
Welcome to Little Rock ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Little Rock has a population of 198,606 people<1> (see below for details).
Little Rock was established in 1821.
The community of Little Rock is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Little Rock lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Little Rock is located in the (501) area code.
The ZIP codes for Little Rock: 72201-72207, 72209-72212, 72214-72217, 72219, 72221-72223, 72225, 72227, 72231, 72295<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Little Rock had a population of 193,524 people (which is 50.56% of the total population of Pulaski County). This makes Little Rock the county's most populous community.
The population of Little Rock represents 6.64% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 193,524 people, the population of Little Rock increased 5.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 183,133 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Little Rock had an population of 198,606 people. This is an increase of 2.63% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.45% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Little Rock.
Communities near Little Rock ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Little Rock and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Little Rock.
Communities Also Named Little Rock ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Little Rock - they are located in Alabama, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Minnesota (3), Mississippi, Missouri and South Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Little Rock.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Little Rock:
Websites for Little Rock ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Little Rock ...
Looking for more information about Little Rock? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Little Rock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Little Rock.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Little Rock: www.littlerock.org/
The official website for Pulaski County: www.co.pulaski.ar.us/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019