Downtown Little Rock, Arkansas.
Little Rock is the capital and the most populous city of the State of Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Pulaski County and had a city population of 184,422 in the 2006 census estimates. It and North Little Rock, Arkansas are co-principal cities of the six-county Little Rock-North Little Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area, an area with a population of 666,401 people, according to 2007 census estimates. The MSA is in turn included in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Pine Bluff Combined Statistical Area, which had a population of 841,325 in the 2007 census estimates. Located near the geographic center of Arkansas, Little Rock derives its name from a small rock formation on the south bank of the Arkansas River called "La Petite Roche" (the "little rock"). The "little rock" was used by early river traffic as a landmark and became a well-known river crossing. History: Origins: Many artifacts have been found that suggest Native Americans inhabited Central Arkansas thousands of years ... Read more about Little Rock on Wikipedia