El Dorado, Arkansas






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A Taste of El Dorado, Arkansas

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT EL DORADO?

  1. El Dorado is a city in Union County, Arkansas, USA. According to the 2010 census, the population of the city is 18,884. El Dorado is located about 100 miles from Little Rock.

  2. The city contains a community college, South Arkansas Community College ("SouthArk"), a multi-cultural arts center: South Arkansas Arts Center (SAAC), an award-winning renovated downtown, and numerous sporting, shopping, and dining opportunities.

  3. El Dorado Promise:  Starting with the class of 2007, The El Dorado Promise is a unique scholarship program established and funded by Murphy Oil Corporation. The Promise provides graduates of El Dorado High School with a scholarship covering tuition and mandatory fees that can be used at any accredited two- or four-year public or private educational institution in the US. The maximum amount payable is up to the highest annual resident tuition at an Arkansas public university.

  4. South Arkansas Arts CenterEl Dorado has been a regional center for the performing arts for many years. The South Arkansas Arts Center (www.saac-arts.org), or known locally as SAAC, is an independent community-supported nonprofit organization. The mission of the South Arkansas Arts Center in serving the people of the bi-state region is to promote, bridge, facilitate and support the ideas and forms of artistic appreciation, education, ability, confidence and cooperation for all age, cultural, social and racial groups. This 22,500-square-foot facility houses three visual art galleries, a ballet studio, a 207 seat theatre, educational classroom space, and an open studio for artists in the community.

  5. The median income for a household in the city was $27,045, and the median income for a family was $34,753.

Radio Stations:
K209DT (WJFM) 89.7 FM El Dorado, AR Gospel Music
KGRM 91.5 FM Grambling, LA Urban Contemporary
KMRX 96.1 FM El Dorado, AR Top-40
KNBB 97.7 FM Dubach, LA Sports
KMLK 101.5 FM El Dorado, AR Urban Contemporary
KMGC 104.5 FM Camden, AR Urban Contemporary
KELD 106.5 FM Hampton, AR Talk
K296FY (KELD) 107.1 FM El Dorado, AR Sports
KDMS 1290 AM El Dorado, AR Gospel Music
KELD 1400 AM El Dorado, AR Sports

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Demographics of El Dorado, Arkansas

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

53.66%

44.18%

0.20%

0.71%

1.04%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from El Dorado, Arkansas

     
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Businesses in El Dorado, Arkansas


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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Kuttin'up Hair & Nail Salon -  Category: Hair Salons -   117 South Florence Avenue El Dorado, AR 71730 (870) 881-0100

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Catfish Corner -  Category: Southern, Seafood, Cajun -   2004 N College Ave. El Dorado, AR (870) 864-0500

  2. J B's Barbeque -  Category: Barbecue, Ribs, Chicken, Burgers, Wings -   436 Barton St. El Dorado, AR (870) 862-1777

  3. Johnny B's Grill -  Category: Home-Style -   Home-style cooking and features an all day breakfast menu.  - 211 South West Ave. El Dorado, Arkansas 71730 (870) 862-9927   (visit website)

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Lakin Varsity cheer competition ElDorado Ar 11-10-12

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CHURCHES



  1. Community Church of God In Christ -   1217 Ross Ave., El Dorado, AR 71730   (visit website)

  2. Free Union AME Church -  3349 Strong Highway, El Dorado, AR 71730 (870) 862-3504  (visit website)

  3. New Harvest Church of God In Christ -  800 E Spring St. El Dorado, AR 71730 (870) 862-7667

  4. St Paul Ame Church -  5731 Moro Bay Highway, El Dorado, AR 71730 (870) 881-9978

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. El Dorado, Arkansas Juneteenth
    Held in June   - (visit website)

    Fun, activities and music for all ages.


  2. MusicFest El Dorado
    Held in October   - (visit website)

    Fun and music for all ages. Bring the family out for two full days packed with music and activities.


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