It’s pronounced “Ark-en-saw.” Depending on where you mispronounce it, locals can get annoyed. That’s due to the 25th state’s populous taking pride in their home. Here you’ll find Arkansans are laid back and enjoy the simple life. Great Southern writers, presidents and sports legends alike have come out of the Natural State. It’s a place where community means something and celebrating it with each other is crucial to everyday life.