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Little Rock, Arkansas
State capital and city
City of Little Rock
Clockwise from top: Little Rock skyline, William J. Clinton Presidential Library, War Memorial Stadium, the River Market District, and the Arkansas State Capitol
Clockwise from top: Little Rock skyline, William J. Clinton Presidential Library, War Memorial Stadium, the River Market District, and the Arkansas State Capitol
Flag of Little Rock, Arkansas
Flag
Official seal of Little Rock, Arkansas
Seal
Nickname(s): 
The Rock, Rock Town, LR
Location within Pulaski County
Location within Pulaski County
Little Rock is located in Arkansas
Little Rock
Little Rock
Location within Arkansas
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Little Rock is located in the United States
Little Rock
Little Rock
Location within the United States
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Coordinates: 34°44′10″N 92°19′52″W / 34.73611°N 92.33111°W / 34.73611; -92.33111Coordinates: 34°44′10″N 92°19′52″W / 34.73611°N 92.33111°W / 34.73611; -92.33111
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Pulaski
Township Big Rock
Founded June 1, 1821
Incorporated (town) November 7, 1831
Incorporated (city) November 2, 1835
Named for French: La Petite Roche
(The "Little Rock")
Government
 • Type Council-manager
 • Mayor Frank Scott Jr. (D)
 • Council Little Rock Board of Directors
Area
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 • State capital and city 122.02 sq mi (316.03 km2)
 • Land 119.22 sq mi (308.77 km2)
 • Water 2.80 sq mi (7.26 km2)
 • Metro
4,090.34 sq mi (10,593.94 km2)
Elevation
335 ft (102 m)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • State capital and city 193,490
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
197,881
 • Rank US: 117th
 • Density 1,665.93/sq mi (643.22/km2)
 • Urban
431,388 (US: 88th)
 • Metro
738,344 (US: 78th)
Demonym(s) Little Rocker
Time zone UTC−06:00 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−05:00 (CDT)
ZIP code(s)
72002, 72103, 72201, 72202, 72204, 72205, 72206, 72207, 72209, 72210, 72211, 72212, 72223, 72227
Area code(s) 501
FIPS code 05-41000
GNIS feature ID 0083350
Major airport Clinton National Airport/Adams Field (LIT)
Interstate Highways I-30, I-40, I-430, I-440, I-530, I-630
Other major highways US 65, US 67, US 70, US 167, AR 107
Website www.littlerock.gov