The development of Mississippian settlement models for northeast Arkansas is reviewed. It is argued that a five-tier central place hierarchy best accounts for the variability currently known to exist among Mississippian communities in the St. Francis basin.
Klinger, Timothy C.
"Mississippian Communities in the St. Francis Basin: A Central Place Model,"
Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science: Vol. 29
, Article 17.
Available at: http://scholarworks.uark.edu/jaas/vol29/iss1/17