Natural Beauty, Southern Charm.

A Message from the Governor

As governor, I will defend our freedom and lead with heart.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders

About Arkansas

Nestled in the southern region of the United States, Arkansas is a state characterized by its natural beauty, rich history, and warm hospitality. Known as the “Natural State,” it offers a diverse range of landscapes, from the rugged Ozark Mountains to the serene beauty of the Delta region.

Arkansas is blessed with picturesque landscapes, including the Ozark Mountains, the Ouachita Mountains, and the stunning Buffalo National River, one of the few free-flowing rivers in the lower 48 states. These areas provide outdoor enthusiasts with opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, and wildlife viewing.

Arkansas mountains during day time.

Crimes Overview

In Arkansas, crime rates exhibit a mixed pattern. While murder, rape, and assault rates surpass the national average, indicating challenges in public safety, robbery rates are lower, providing some reassurance.

Elevated rates of burglary, arson, and vandalism underscore the need for attention to property crimes. Conversely, lower rates of blackmail and identity theft offer a positive outlook. However, concerns persist regarding drug offenses and weapon law violations, necessitating targeted efforts to address these issues effectively.

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