Recent Cards
Photo Contest
Who Are We
FAQs
Postcard Tour of America
Souvenir Alley
Travel Tips
Diary Excerpts
Buy the Book
diary
Governor Letters
Just For Teachers
Postcard Geography
Media Kit
Advertising Options
Contact Us
Home Page

Tell a Friend
 

 

All about Arkansas

Historical Note:

Mining its own business . . .

Long before the white man came along, Indians were making use of Arkansas's vast mineral resources. Today, Arkansas mines for oil, gas, coal, diamonds, copper, molybdenum, and aluminum ore (the largest source in the country). The state also grows just about every kind of crop there is in America, including, rice, soybeans, hay, wheat, corn, oats and fruit. With such a riches both above and below ground, its nickname, "Land of Opportunity" can be taken quite literally.

Name Origin: Indian. ( "Southwind People")

Capital: Little Rock

Population: 2,453,000

Area: 53,187 square miles

Statehood: June 15, 1836 (25th)

Nickname: (Two versions: The Land of Opportunity or The Natural State)

Motto: "The people rule"

Famous For: Natural Hot Springs, The Ozarks, Waterfalls, Diamonds, Oil, Aluminum.

You support this site when you use these links to shop Amazon. Thanks!
 
 

Top of Page

See America the easy chair way
See America the easy chair way

 Copyright 2016 WriteLine LLC.
All materials contained in this web site are the property of WriteLine LLC.
All rights reserved.