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The population of Paragould is approximately 18540. The approximate number of families is 7904.

The amount of land area in Paragould is 75.127 sq. kilometers. The amount of surface water is 0.408 sq kilometers:. The distance from Paragould to Washington DC is 790 statute miles. The distance to the Arkansas state capital is 141 statute miles. (Statute miles are "as the crow flies") Paragould is positioned 36.05 degrees north of the equator and 90.51 degrees west of the prime meridian.


  • Area: 53182 square miles
  • Biographies: Famous Arkansans
  • Bird: Mockingbird
  • Border States: .....Louisiana
  • Climate: Arkansas
  • Constitution: 25th State
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    • Agriculture: Poultry and eggs, soybeans, sorghum, cattle, cotton, rice, hogs, milk.
    • Industry: Food processing, electric equipment, fabricated metal products, machinery, paper products, bromine, vanadium.
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  • Flag: Click for detailed Arkansas Flag
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    on a red field represents the only place in North America where diamonds have been discovered and mined. The twenty-five white stars around the diamond mean that Arkansas was the twenty-fifth state to join the Union. The top of four stars in the center represents that Arkansas was a member of the Confederate States during the Civil War. The other three stars represent Spain, France and the United States, countries that had earlier ruled the land that includes Arkansas.
  • Flower: Apple blossom Pyrus coronaria
  • Geography:
  • Geographic Center: Pulaski, 12 miles northwest of Little Rock
  • Governor: Mike Huckabee (R)
  • Highest Point: Magazine Mtn; 2753 feet, 34th
  • Historic Landmarks: Search Arkansas
  • History: Historical Civil War 20th Century
  • Largest Cities: Little Rock, Fort Smith, North Little Rock, Pine Bluff, Jonesboro, Springdale, Conway, Hot Springs, Rogers
  • Lowest Point: Ouachita River; 55 feet, 26th
  • Motto: Regnat populusClick for detailed Arkansas counties map
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  • National Forest: Arkansas
  • National Park: Arkansas
  • Nickname: The Natural State
  • Origin of state's name: French interpretation of a Sioux word "acansa," meaning "downstream place."
  • Population: Quick facts 2,673,400; 33rd - 12/00
  • Song: Arkansas Oh, Arkansas
  • Statehood: June 15, 1836
  • Topography: Image Eastern delta and prarie, southern lowland forests, northwestern highlands, which include the Ozark plateaus.
  • Tree: Pine Pinus
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