The city of Fort Smith, also called "Hell on the Border" was incorporated in 1842 and encompasses the following counties: Sebastian. Fort Smith's government is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Sandy Sanders.
Fort Smith encompasses land area: 61.7 sq mi (160.5 km2), water area: 3.9 sq mi (10.0 km2). The elevation is 463 ft (141.1 m) above sea level. According to the 2010 United States Census, the local population is 86,209. This equates to a population density of 1,391.2/sq mi (537.2/km2). The local time zone is CST (UTC-6).
Local area codes are 479. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 05-24550, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at http://www.fortsmithar.gov.