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The Arkansas state capital is Little Rock.

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The population of Hot Springs is approximately 38,468 (2006), 35193 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 18,813 (2000), 15575 (2010).

The amount of land area in Hot Springs is 74.666 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Hot Springs is 32.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.02 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hot Springs to Washington DC is 983 miles. The distance to the Arkansas state capital is 44 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hot Springs is positioned 34.49 degrees north of the equator and 93.05 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Hot Springs elevation is 595 feet above sea level.
Hot Springs median income is $26,300 (2005).

The Hot Springs median home price is $93,600 (2005).

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Hot Springs location: about 52 miles south and west of Little Rock in central Arkansas. Other nearby communities include Lake Hamilton, Piney, Rockwell, Mountain Pine, Hot Springs Village, Fountain Lake, Lonsdale and Rockport.

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The climate for Hot Springs is seasonal, though all four seasons are not severe. Rain falls is usually heaviest during the Spring.
Hot Springs average annual rainfall is 54 inches per year
Hot Springs average annual humidity is 75

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Hot Springs history:

Long ago, many tribes would gather here to soak in the waters. Explorer, De Soto, and his group also stayed to partake for several weeks when passing through the area. The first settler is thought to be Jean Prudhomme. Ludovicus Belding was also an early businessman who rented rooms as early as 1832 to those wanted to come to the healing water.. Hot Springs became a National Park in 1921. Once people learned of the therapeutic effects of the hot springs, they came in droves. Many bathhouses were built to accommodate them. One of these, the Fordyce, is the National Park Serviceís Visitorís Center.

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The incorporation date of Hot Springs: 10 January 1851

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Hot Springs attractions:

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