About This Place
Calico Rock is a city in Izard County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 991 at the 2000 census. The town celebrates a unique feature. It is the only town in the United States where a living community has surrounded and preserved a ghost town.
Calico Rock is located at 36°7′21″N 92°8′1″W / 36.1225°N 92.13361°W / 36.1225; -92.13361 (36.122612, -92.133481).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.4 km²), of which, 3.6 square miles (9.3 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.38%) is water.