About This Place
Walnut Ridge is a city in Lawrence County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 4,925 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Lawrence County. Walnut Ridge lies immediately north of Hoxie, Arkansas. The two towns form a contiguous urban area with approximately 8,000 residents. Williams Baptist College is in nearby College City.
Walnut Ridge is located at 36°4′21″N 90°57′25″W / 36.0725°N 90.95694°W / 36.0725; -90.95694 (36.072547, -90.956865).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.6 square miles (30.0 km²), all of it land.