U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Celebrating Memorial Day!
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Arkansas > Little Rock - Conway area
Little Rock - Conway area Pulaski, Faulkner, Grant, Lonoke, Perry, and Saline Counties
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Old 08-16-2007, 08:46 PM
Location: Sherwood, Arkansas
355 posts, read 899,058 times
Reputation: 261


Over the past couple of weeks I have been hearing a lot of rumors about plans being worked on for a merger between Sherwood and North Little Rock. A merger between these two cities would create a new city with a population of approximately 85,000, which would make it the second largest city in the state. I personally think that a merger between these two towns would be a win-win situation, and everyone I have mentioned this with from Sherwood and NLR said that they think that it should be done. Has anyone else from the area been hearing more talk about this issue lately?
Quick reply to this message

Old 08-16-2007, 09:43 PM
Location: Little Rock
41 posts, read 124,558 times
Reputation: 18
It makes sense. they are practically the same city anyways. then maybe merge with little rock (cue evil music)
Quick reply to this message
Old 08-17-2007, 10:12 AM
1,703 posts, read 4,836,779 times
Reputation: 903
Hasn't Sherwood lost several of its retailers in the last few years? If so, it's probably lost a considerable amount of tax revenue. A merger would benefit Sherwood in that it would receive NLR's services. NLR would benefit by receiving quite a bit of property tax revenue from Sherwood. Are there any negatives?
Quick reply to this message
Old 12-19-2007, 07:52 PM
Location: Sherwood, Arkansas
355 posts, read 899,058 times
Reputation: 261
The last I heard of a possible NLR/Sherwood consolidation is that if Sherwood loses both the battle of the unincorporated area northeast of the city and of the Gravel Ridge community, then their only option for the longrun would be to consolidated into the city of North Little Rock. Jacksonville was more proactive and actually started investing in these unincorporated areas before making the move to annex which is why the case involving the area northeast of Sherwood's city limits is still tied up in court.
Quick reply to this message
Old 12-20-2007, 06:27 AM
Location: The Rock!
2,372 posts, read 5,945,913 times
Reputation: 787
Personally, I'm not sure Gravel Ridge would gain Sherwood all that much if people already were rumbling about merging with NLR! Seems a bit insignificant. But if this is indeed the case, I'm hoping for Jax to win the fight over Gravel Ridge! I think small mergers of this nature are what it will take bring about that large merger most of us would love to see.
Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.

Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply

Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

Hide US histogram

Over $99,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Arkansas > Little Rock - Conway area
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2016, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 - Top