Introduction to North Little Rock, Arkansas
North Little Rock, Arkansas, in Pulaski county, is 128 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee. The people of the city are in the Little Rock - North Little Rock metropolitan area. North Little Rock has a population of 60,433.
North Little Rock History
North Little Rock was established in 1866. It was incorporated on July 17, 1901. Prior to that, it was known as Argenta. In 1890, Little rock annexed Argenta and by 1901 the area was incorporated as North little Rock. By October 1917, the city adopted its current name. The City Hall of North Little Rock was constructed in 1914. It is located in Pulaski County, which was founded on December 15, 1818 and named in honor of Count Casimir Pulaski.
North Little Rock and nearby Attractions
- Arkansas National Guard Museum
- Old Mill
- Aerospace Education Center
- Old State House
- Toltec Mounds State Park
Things To Do In North Little Rock
You can visit the Arkansas National Guard Museum, Aerospace Education Center, Arkansas Arts Center, and MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History during your stay in North Little Rock. The Rose City Park, Riverview Park, Cooks Landing Park, and a number of other parks also offer recreational facilities. One can also visit the Lynch Waterproofing and Aladdin's Castle during their leisure time. There are many churches in the city such as the Lakeview United Methodist Church, Berean Church, and the Bethany Baptist Church.
North little Rock Transportation
Adams Field Airport is nearby.
North Little Rock Education
Pulaski Technical College, Arkansas College of Barbering and Hair Design, New Tyler Barber College Inc, Lees School of Cosmetology, Mid South Aviation, and others institutes provide facilities for higher education.