This is where we attempt should answer the most common questions you might have.
How do you pronounce Arkansas?
In 1881, the legislature appointed a committee to ascertain the rightful pronunciation of the last syllable, and the result was a resolution declaring the pronunciation to be Ark-an-saw.
When did Arkansas become a state?
The state of Arkansas was admitted to the Union in 1836.
Where does the name Arkansas come from?
The term Arkansas means south wind and is derived from a name used by some Native Americans to describe the Quapaws, an early tribe in the area.