Introduction to Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Arkadelphia, Arkansas, in Clark county, is 60 miles W of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center) and 185 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee. The city is in the Clark County. This city has a population of about 10,912.
The city of Arkadelphia was named the county seat of Clark County in the year 1842. It was the third county of Arkansas, which was formed on December 15, 1818. The other two counties were Pulaski and Hempstead counties. Clark County was named after William Clark, Governor of the Missouri Territory during that period.
Arkadelphia and nearby Attractions
- Arkadelphia City Hall
- Baring Cross Missionary Baptist Church
- Arkadelphia Central Park
- Arkadelphia Aquatic Park
- Pine Plaza Shopping Center
Things To Do In Arkadelphia
There are many churches in the city such as Baring Cross Missionary Baptist Church, Church of the Nazarene, and Walnut Street Missionary Baptist Church. One can shop at the Pine Plaza Shopping Center. Other notable locations to visit are Arkadelphia City Hall, Caddo Center Cafeteria, Womack Hall, and Riley Library. One can also enjoy the many facilities offered at Arkadelphia Central Park and Clark County Fairgrounds. The Arkadelphia Aquatic Park has water slides and twin rivers drive. The Nowlin Pond is a great place to relax.
Memorial Field airport is the closest air transportation facility to Arkadelphia.
Arkadelphia Higher Education
The higher education institutes in Arkadelphia are Ouachita Baptist University, Henderson State University, and Arkadelphia Beauty College. Other institutes that one can attend from Arkadelphia include the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Southern Arkansas University main campus.