Introduction to Stuttgart, Arkansas

Stuttgart, Arkansas, in Arkansas county, is 31 miles NE of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center) and 96 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee.

Stuttgart History

Stuttgart was founded in the fall of 1878 by Louis Sterling Stigger, a native of Germany. The area's post office was established in 1880, and Stigger became the first postmaster. He named the area after Stuttgart in Germany. The first railroad entered the city in 1882. The area was platted in 1884. The city was incorporated on April 19, 1889, and Colonel Robert Crockett became the first mayor. Rice farming was first introduced to the area in 1904. Stuttgart was almost completely destroyed by an EF3 tornado on May 10, 2008.

Stuttgart and nearby Attractions

  • Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie
  • Stuttgart Agriculture Museum
  • White River National Wildlife Refuge
  • Louisiana Purchase State Park
  • Central Delta Depot Museum
  • Toltec Mounds State Park

Things To Do In Stuttgart

Stuttgart is home to the Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie and Stuttgart Agriculture Museum. One can visit the local parks including Bryant Park and Cain Park. You can also visit the Stuttgart Public Library to learn about the area's history. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Mini Mall Shopping Center. You can also plan a trip to the White River National Wildlife Refuge.

Stuttgart Transportation

Flights can be availed from Adams Field.

Stuttgart Higher Education

There are several universities and colleges that offer higher educational facilities including the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Harding University, and University of Central Arkansas.


Total Population 9,195
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 3,865
Age of the Population 39


% of people married 46%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $27,904
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,097
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,960


Median Family Income $42,368
% Above Poverty Level 77.5%
% Below Poverty Level 22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 33%
Median Gross Rent $649
Median House Value $84,500


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.8%
Irish 8.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Stuttgart Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles NE of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Arkansas
Standard Zip Codes 72160
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.5
Longitude -91.552

Stuttgart Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 51 to 72 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 47 F
Apr Temp 49 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
Station DES ARC
Distance 33.5 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 47 F
Apr Temp 51 to 72 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Stuttgart, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bayou Meto (72160)

Brummitt (72160)

Farelly Lake (72160)

Lodge Corner (72160)

One Horse Store (72160)

Slovac (72160)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Almyra 345 $56,250
Humnoke 225 $42,143
Humphrey 489 $54,861
Roe 110 $0
Ulm 213 $36,250
Wabbaseka 262 $30,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Stuttgart Public Libraries

Arkansas County Library
Stuttgart, Arkansas
(870) 673-1966

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Stuttgart Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(870) 673-3511
Emergency Service: Yes

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Serves 569 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.9

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