Introduction to Cabot, Arkansas
Cabot, Arkansas, in Lonoke county, is 20 miles NE of North Little Rock, Arkansas (center to center) and 112 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee. The city is in the Little Rock - North Little Rock metropolitan area. The population of Cabot is about 15,261.
The first settlement in Cabot was at a refueling station located on the Cairo and Fulton Railroad. The area was first settled in the year 1873 and was named in honor of a railroad surveyor. The city of Cabot was officially incorporated in the year 1891 and was ranked the 139th Arkansas city.
Cabot and nearby Attractions
- Joyland Skating Center
- Veterans Park
- Historic Arkansas Museum
- Old State House Museum
- Woolly Hollow State Park
Things To Do In Cabot
Tourists are drawn towards the city's Joyland Skating Center. The Veterans Park is another place people can enjoy. Tourists can visit the several lakes including Omni Lake, Sheaffer Lake, and Cooper Lake. Tourists can also travel a bit from the city and visit the Old State House Museum and Historic Arkansas Museum. The Woolly Hollow State Park is also worth visiting.
Little Rock AFB is the closest airport to the city of Bryant.
Cabot Higher Education
The many higher educational institutes that can be attended from the city include Arkansas State University-Beebe Branch, University of Central Arkansas, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Harding University, and University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.