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Fort Smith

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"Life is Worth Living in Fort Smith, AR"

The Arkansas state capital is Little Rock.

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72901, 72902, 72903, 72904, ;72906, 72908, 72913, 72914, 72916, 72917

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The population of Fort Smith is approximately 72,798 (1990), 86209 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 33,054 (1990), 34352 (2010).

The amount of land area in Fort Smith is 121.01 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 6.666 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fort Smith to Washington DC is 1014 miles. The distance to the Arkansas state capital is 126 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fort Smith is positioned 35.36 degrees north of the equator and 94.38 degrees west of the prime meridian.

The city tree is the Bradford Pear.

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Fort Smith location: along the Arkansas River as it enters Arkansas on its trek to the Mississippi. The city is between the beautiful Ozark and Ouachita (pronounced Washita)Mountians. East West Interstate 40 runs just north of Fort Smith.

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History & History Related Items

Fort Smith history:

Fort Smith was named after an Army officer in 1812.
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Fort Smith attractions:

Old Fort Museum - Fort Smith National Historic Site offers information about Judge Issac C. Parker the "Hanging Judge". Fort Smith Patent Museum. The building housing "Miss Laura's Social Club" has been restored and is the only brothel listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It serves as the City's Visitor/Information Bureau.

Arkansas-Oklahoma State Fair held last week of September.

Old Fort Days Rodeo held the week starting with parade Memorial Day.

Fort Smith Trolly Museum has a restored trolly (circa 1930) which transports visitors from on a 3/4 mile jaunt. The Trolly Museum also has some railroad memorabilia and rolling stock.

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