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Although we found mention of Little Rock during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Little Rock was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Little Rock. If you can help us locate Little Rock, please Contact Us.


Various Identification Codes ...

FIPS Codes ...

In a past effort, various federal agencies worked together to create a set of codes with a purpose similar to the GNIS codes. These codes are called the Federal Information Processing Standard (or the FIPS 55 codes). Although they are still used by some organizations, the FIPS codes are obsolete and will ultimately be replaced by the GNIS codes.

While FIPS codes have been assigned to all counties and states, a specific code has not been assigned to Little Rock. The following FIPS codes apply to the State and County:

State Code:  27 (Minnesota)
County Code:  105 (Nobles County)
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Regional Codes ...

For statistical purposes, the US Census Bureau has divided the country into four Regions. Little Rock is located in Region #2 (the Midwest Region).

In turn, the US Census Bureau has further divided each Region into Divisions. Little Rock is located in Division #4 (the West North-Central Division).

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has created ten Federal Regions. Little Rock is located in Region V (Region 5).

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has created ten Management Regions. Little Rock is located in Region V (Region 5).

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About Nobles County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Nobles County: www.co.nobles.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/


The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

The official website of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

The official website of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Little Rock and then turned east". While Little Rock could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Little Rock as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Little Rock could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Just in case there has been confusion between counties, we found that there are 2 Minnesota communities also named Little Rock. While this community is located in Nobles County, the others are located in the following counties: Beltrami and Morrison. For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Little Rock.

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