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11 Reasons No One Should Ever Underestimate Arkansas

When it comes to being underestimated, there’s probably no state in the union more maligned than Arkansas. After all, there’s even a meme about us that says “because even Alabama needs an understudy.” You’d think they’d say that about somewhere like West Virginia or Oklahoma or something, but no, it’s Arkansas. Poor ole Arkansas. Well, I’ve collected 11 reasons why those underestimations are patently false. Arkansas is undeniably awesome, and these 11 reasons prove that anyone who thinks we’re any state’s understudy is making a serious mistake.

To see reasons why Arkansas is the best state, click here. For more amazing facts you probably don’t know about the Natural State, read this one.

J.B. Weisenfels
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.