Lonoke is located in Lonoke County (of which it is the county seat) east of Little Rock between Carlisle and Galloway along US Hwy 70, near the Two Prairie Bayou and the Arkansas River. Lonoke is part of the Little Rock-North Little Rock, Arkansas metro area.
This communities economy is supported mainly by: Remington Arms, Inc.; MKT Fastening, LLC; Ammonia Hold, Inc. and Lonoke Grain Dryers Corp.
Popular recreation for the area include: Hunting, fishing, golf, nearby parks and museums, city parks, softball, baseball, soccer, basketball and football.
Historical sites in Lonoke include: Lonoke County Courthouse, Lonoke Depot, many historic homes and Eberts Field (a WWII air training field located on Hwy 89 North).