These Are The 10 Best Places In Arkansas To Catch Pokemon


These are the cities and towns in Arkansas where you have the best chance to catch ’em all, based on the data of where Pokemon are traditionally found.

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So, you want to catch ’em all, huh?

Pokemon Go has swept the nation, and the app has broken records for the most downloads in the first week of release. All over the country, people are swarming, gathering, and all around going nuts, playing this interactive game.

Since we’re a data analytics website, and because we’re often cited as the ‘go to’ place for regional infotainment, we thought it was our duty to be as helpful as we can for people in Arkansas who want to have the inside scoop as to where they should go if they want to dominate this addicting game.

After analyzing every place in Arkansas, here is our list of the best places to catch Pokemon in the Natural State:

  1. White Hall (Photos)
  2. Lowell (Photos)
  3. Farmington (Photos)
  4. Alma (Photos)
  5. Centerton
  6. Berryville (Photos)
  7. Maumelle (Photos)
  8. Heber Springs (Photos)
  9. Crossett (Photos)
  10. Beebe (Photos)

As you might note, these are all smaller suburbs of major cities in Arkansas. That’s because in smaller cities, there are a higher number of places per capita where Pokemon are traditionally found. Meaning you’ll find more Pokemon in a much smaller area. When you read the analysis below, this will all make sense. Trust us.

So, grab your avatars, cell phones, and your Poké Balls as we uncover the truly best places in Arkansas in which to find the most Pokemon, based on data.

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How do you decide where the best place is to catch Pokemon?

In order to rank the best places in Arkansas in which to catch ’em all, we had to determine which cities, towns and villages in Arkansas have the most places to find Pokemon.

So we scraped the internet for those criteria, and it spit out the answer. Like magic.

How we crunched the numbers

We threw a lot of criteria at this one in order to get the best, most complete results possible. Using Google Maps, this is the criteria we used:

  • Number of parks per capita
  • Number of museums per capita
  • Number of churches per capita
  • Number of memorials and public gathering places per capita

If you’d like to see the complete list of cities, scroll to the bottom of this post to see a chart of the top cities.

Note: When measuring the locations listed above, we measured the locations within a short drive of the center of each place in Arkansas.

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1. White Hall

White Hall, Arkansas

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 5,392
Parks Per 1,000 People: 5.19
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.93
Churches Per 1,000 People: 11.13
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 2.41

2. Lowell

Lowell, Arkansas

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 7,756
Parks Per 1,000 People: 7.74
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.68
Churches Per 1,000 People: 7.74
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.93

3. Farmington

Farmington, Arkansas

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 6,208
Parks Per 1,000 People: 7.41
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.13
Churches Per 1,000 People: 9.66
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.29

4. Alma

Alma, Arkansas

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 5,514
Parks Per 1,000 People: 3.63
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.36
Churches Per 1,000 People: 10.88
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.45

5. Centerton


Population: 10,278
Parks Per 1,000 People: 3.31
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.26
Churches Per 1,000 People: 5.84
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.46

6. Berryville

Berryville, Arkansas

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 5,329
Parks Per 1,000 People: 1.88
Museums Per 1,000 People: 1.69
Churches Per 1,000 People: 11.26
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.38

7. Maumelle

Maumelle, Arkansas

Source: Flickr

Population: 17,565
Parks Per 1,000 People: 3.42
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.85
Churches Per 1,000 People: 3.42
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 1.2

8. Heber Springs

Heber Springs, Arkansas

Source: Flickr

Population: 7,177
Parks Per 1,000 People: 2.51
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.28
Churches Per 1,000 People: 6.97
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.42

9. Crossett

Crossett, Arkansas

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 5,389
Parks Per 1,000 People: 1.3
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.19
Churches Per 1,000 People: 11.13
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 0.56

10. Beebe

Beebe, Arkansas

Source: Wikipedia

Population: 7,688
Parks Per 1,000 People: 1.3
Museums Per 1,000 People: 0.13
Churches Per 1,000 People: 7.8
Public Gathering Places Per 1,000 People: 3.12

There You Have It

If you’re looking at communities in Arkansas where you have a much higher chance of catching Pokemon, this is an accurate list.

If you’re also curious enough, here’s how the larger cities in Arkansas with the most reliable locations to catch a Pokemon rank, according to science.

  1. Bentonville (Photos)
  2. North Little Rock (Photos)
  3. Rogers (Photos)
  4. Pine Bluff (Photos)
  5. Springdale (Photos)

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Detailed List Of The Best Places In Arkansas To Catch Pokemon

City Rank Population
White Hall 1 5,392
Lowell 2 7,756
Farmington 3 6,208
Alma 4 5,514
Centerton 5 10,278
Berryville 6 5,329
Maumelle 7 17,565
Heber Springs 8 7,177
Crossett 9 5,389
Beebe 10 7,688
Marion 11 12,354
Sherwood 12 30,061
Bryant 13 18,497
Pocahontas 14 6,543
Greenwood 15 9,222
Mena 16 5,701
Van Buren 17 22,955
Hope 18 10,033
Jacksonville 19 28,728
Stuttgart 20 9,269
Monticello 21 9,718
Mountain Home 22 12,338
West Memphis 23 25,767
Bella Vista 24 27,273
Newport 25 7,817
Trumann 26 7,222
Warren 27 5,918
Siloam Springs 28 15,614
Camden 29 11,861
Morrilton 30 6,764
Osceola 31 7,535
Clarksville 32 9,286
Bentonville 33 38,572
Helena-West Helena 34 11,795
North Little Rock 35 64,731
Hot Springs 36 35,486
Batesville 37 10,386
Magnolia 38 11,681
Wynne 39 8,296
Harrison 40 13,103
De Queen 41 6,671
El Dorado 42 18,590
Texarkana 43 30,015
Blytheville 44 15,251
Cabot 45 24,768
Malvern 46 10,695
Rogers 47 58,944
Arkadelphia 48 10,703
Hot Springs 49 35,486
Searcy 50 23,524
Pine Bluff 51 47,058
Russellville 52 28,581
Conway 53 62,455
Springdale 54 73,789
Benton 55 32,208
Fort Smith 56 87,193
Paragould 57 26,859
Little Rock 58 196,188
Fayetteville 59 77,264
Jonesboro 60 70,217

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