Forrest City, Arkansas






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A Taste of Forrest City, Arkansas

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT FORREST CITY?

  1. Forrest City is a city in and the county seat of St. Francis County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 14,774 at the 2000 census, with an estimated population of 14,078 in 2006. The city refers to itself as the "Jewel of the Delta.

  2. Forrest City was named for General Nathan Bedford Forrest, who used the location as a campsite for a construction crew completing a railroad between Memphis and Little Rock, shortly after the Civil War.

  3. Evidence that giant mastodons roamed the slope was revealed in 1949 when workmen excavating for sewer improvements found fossils of the massive beasts within the city limits.

  4. The median income for a household in the city was $23,111, and the median income for a family was $27,432.

Radio Stations:
KXRL 90.1 FM Cherry Valley, AR Christian Contemporary
KLMK 90.7 FM Marvell, AR Christian Contemporary
WHRK 97.1 FM Memphis, TN Hip Hop
KJMS 101.1 FM Olive Branch, MS Urban Contemporary
WRBO 103.5 FM Como, MS Rhythmic Oldies
KAKJ 105.3 FM Marianna, AR Urban Contemporary
WHBQ 560 AM Memphis, TN Sports
WREC 600 AM Memphis, TN News/Talk
KXJK 950 AM Forrest City, AR News/Talk
WDIA 1070 AM Memphis, TN Urban Contemporary
WPLX 1180 AM Germantown, TN Blues
WBBP 1480 AM Memphis, TN Gospel Music
WMQM 1600 AM Lakeland, TN Religious

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Demographics of Forrest City, Arkansas

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

35.52%

60.93%

0.19%

0.74%

8.26%

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 Forrest City, Arkansas

     
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Businesses in Forrest City, Arkansas


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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Shirley's Hair Salon -  Category: Hair Salons - 305 Turner Road Forrest City, AR 72335 (870) 633-9281

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Bubba's Soul Food Kitchen -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1331 S Washington St. Forrest City, AR 72335 (870) 633-1021

  2. Stewart's Bbq & Soul Food -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1331 S Washington St. Forrest City, AR 72335 (870) 630-0404   - (reviews)

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


"Beautiful Surprise", Marsha James, Forrest City

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CHURCHES



  1. Days Temple Church of God In Christ -   114 W Day St, Forrest City, AR 72335 ( 870) 633-9757  - (visit website)

  2. Saint Luke Ame Church -   223 W Broadway St, Forrest City, AR 72335 ( 870) 633-6912  - (visit website)

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