By Wayne Wheelwright
This booklet is a part of a sequence of fifty fast proof approximately all of the us of a. This publication covers the nation of Arkansas. evidence concerning the significant towns, the heritage of the nation, well-known humans associated with Arkansas and plenty of extra topics. This ebook includes all you'll ever want to know in regards to the usual nation.
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Arkansas income per capita is $36,027 which places it 45th in the United States. Arkansas has mines which produce natural gas and oil. Arkansas has the countries 2nd lowest cost of doing business and the 5th lowest cost of living. The University of Arkansas is the flagship camps of the University of Arkansas system which comprises of six campuses spread throughout the state. It was founded in 1871 under the name of Arkansas Industrial University. Total enrolment for the 2012 fall semester was just under 25,000 students and the university has a student to faculty ratio of 17:1.
Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas and the city was known as Washington until 1829. The city was named after Fayetteville in Tennessee due to that being where most of the settlers of the area had come from. According to the United States Census Bureau the population of Arkansas is just under 3 million people. In 1820 the population was around 15,000 people but during a census in 1835 as part of the process for Arkansas’ application to become a state the population was found to have risen to over 52,000 people, far beyond the 40,000 needed to become a state.
The whole of the city itself is on the National Register of Historic Places. Native American legends say there is a Great Healing Spring in the Eureka Springs area and later on some European Americans and even the Europeans that came later were said to believe the springs to have healing powers. Greers Ferry Lake is the reservoir formed by the Greers Ferry Dam in northern Arkansas. The lake is about 60 miles north of the Arkansas state capital, Little Rock. Greers Ferry Lake is often ranked in the top 10 cleanest and clearest lakes in North America.
50 Quick Facts about Arkansas by Wayne Wheelwright