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Hot Springs
Garland County, Arkansas


Page Contents for Hot Springs, Arkansas

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Arkansas state capital is Little Rock.
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).
Hot Springs average annual rainfall is 54 inches per year
Hot Springs average annual humidity is 75


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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seasonal, though all four seasons are not severe. Rain falls is usually heaviest during the Spring.
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moderate with no real extremes during the year. Here is a weather page for the area.
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History & History Related Items

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 of Hot Springs

10 January 1851


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Hot Springs City Government

City of Hot Springs
P.O. Box 700
Hot Springs, AR 71902


County Courthouse
501 Ouachita Avenue
Hot Springs, AR 71901-5154
Phone: 501-622-3600
FAX: (501) 622-3788

Hot Springs Chamber

Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
659 Ouachita Ave.
Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone: 321-1700

Diamondhead Community
100 Independence Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913-7787
Phone: 501-262-3171

Hot Springs Organizations

Greater Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce
659 Ouachita Ave.
Hot Springs, AR 71901
Phone: 321-1700

Diamondhead Community
100 Independence Dr
Hot Springs, AR 71913-7787
Phone: 501-262-3171

Hot Springs Libraries

Garland County Library
1427 Malvern Ave.
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901
Phone: 501-623-4161

Hot Springs Schools

Arkansas School for Mathematics and Sciences
200 Whittington Avenue
Hot Springs, Arkansas
Phone: 800-345-ASMS

The Arkansas School for Mathematics and Sciences is one of 13 known Math and Science Secondary Institutions in the United States. Currently, Arkansas has the largest and best one. ASMS is a two-year residential school for accelerated Junior and Senior High students. ASMS teaches challenging classes on a college level with professors. Students apply in their sophomore year of high school and the top students in the state are accepted. ASMS (as well as the other Math and Science Schools) have a high standing with any post-secondary institution throughout the world because of their diverse curriculum and their ability to prepare students for college as well as having students with above-average performance in academics. ASMS is a private institution funded by the Arkansas State Legislature, and was one of the brain-childs of President Bill Clinton.

Hot Springs School District
400 Linwood Avenue
Hot Springs, AR 71913
Phone: 501-624-3372

Hot Springs High School
Home of the Trojans
701 Emory St.
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71913
Phone: 501-624-5286

Garland County Community College
101 College Dr.
Hot Springs, AR 71913
Phone: (501) 767-9371
Fax: (501) 760-4100 Hot Springs


The population of Hot Springs was:
1990 - 32,462
2000 - 35,750
2006 - 38,468

The number of housing units was:
2000 - 18,813

Median age:
2000 - 42.4 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 26,040
2005 - $ 26,300

Median house value:
2000 - $ 71,700
2005 - $ 93,600

Hot Springs is located in the Central Time Zone.

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