Rison is a city in and the county seat of Cleveland County , Arkansas, United States. Its population was 1,271 at the 2000 U.S. census. It is included in the Pine Bluff, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Rison is located at 33°57?26?N 92°11?23?W / 33.957089°N 92.189711°W / 33.957089; -92.189711.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7 square miles (6.9 km²), all of it land.