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 (Photos)
  6. Berryville (Photos)
  7. Maumelle (Photos)
  8. Heber Springs
  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 Poke 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

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

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

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

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

Centerton, Arkansas

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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