From October 1825 through January 1832 election following November 1831 incorporation, Little Rock was governed by an elected Board of Trustees. Bernard Smith presided over the board through 1828. In 1829, Dr. Matthew Cunningham presided. John McClain presided in 1830 and 1831.
 With new charter and move from “town” to “city,” new election was held in November 1835.
 From April 1839 through November 1839, Alderman Nicholas Peay acted as mayor due to prolonged absence of Mayor Brown.
 Elevated to mayor from mayor pro-tempore upon resignation of previous mayor.
 Resigned upon arrest for running a counterfeit ring.
 Stepson of first Little Rock Mayor, Dr. Matthew Cunningham.
 Son of Alderman Nicholas Peay who served as Mayor Pro-Tem during absence of Mayor Brown.
 Upon occupation of Little Rock during the Civil War, city government ceased operations from September 21, 1863 through December 1865.
 Appointed by military to replace elected mayor.
 From November 1869 through March 1875, the City Council President presided over City Council meetings and signed ordinances, performing many of the duties formerly ascribed to the Mayor. Those serving as President of the Council were James V. Fitch (November 1869-October 1871), Frederick G. Kramer (October 1871-May 1872), W. T. Gibb (June 1872-November 1872), D. T. Upham (December 1872-March 1875).
The City Council suspended Hartman in February 1870; a court order overturned that in June 1870. In January 1871, he was again suspended by the Council and J. G. Botsford was declared Acting Mayor, though Hartman still claimed the title of Mayor through the remainder of his term in November 1871.
 Appointed Acting Mayor in January 1871 and served through November 1871. Mayor Hartman was never officially removed from office, so Botsford was never technically Mayor. He has been historically listed as a Mayor of Little Rock, however.
In accordance with new State of Arkansas Constitution and new City of Little Rock charter, Mayor resumed duties previously split between Mayor and President of the City Council.
 Son-in-law of Mayor R. L. Dodge.
 Brother of Mayor John Gould Fletcher.
Due to obligations with his business affairs, resigned in April 1900 to be effective upon election of his successor. W. R. Duley was elected in a special election in May 1900. First time a special election had been used to fill mayoral vacancy.
Due to obligations with his business affairs, resigned at first meeting of City Council held in the new City Hall, which he had championed.
 Though technically only Mayor Pro-Tempore selected by City Council to serve until special election for next Mayor, he has traditionally been included in lists of Mayors of Little Rock. He never gave up his Alderman seat on City Council and remained on Council after special election.
 Chosen in a special election to fill vacancy created by resignation of Mayor Lenon.
 Due to illness, Mayor Duley took a leave of absence from February 20, 1911 through the remainder of his term. Alderman John S. Odom was selected by the Council as Acting Mayor.
 Due to illness, Mayor Satterfield took a leave of absence from January 1 through March 31, 1941. Alderman E. W. Gibb was selected by Council as Acting Mayor.
 Starting date for mayoral terms moved from April to January.
 Grandson of Little Rock Mayor John Wassell.
 Mayor Remmel took a leave of absence to run for Governor from August 31 through December 13, 1954. Alderman Fred W. Parris was chosen by City Council to serve as Acting Mayor.
 On November 6, 1956, Little Rock voters approved a move to the City Manager form of government to take effect in 1957.
 On November 11, 1957, Little Rock voters selected the first City Board of Directors under the City Manager form of government. Under this form, the City Board selected mayor from among its membership to serve for a two year term.
 Resigned as mayor but remained on the City Board of Directors.
 From July – November 1981, served as Acting Mayor.
 First African American mayor of Little Rock.
 First female mayor of Little Rock.
 Served as mayor for two years under original City Manager structure. Due to change approved by Little Rock voters, mayor elected to a four year term by city-wide election beginning in 1994.
 Longest serving mayor of Little Rock (14 years)
 Position of Mayor of Little Rock had been a part-time position since the switch to the City Manager form of government in 1957. In August 2007, voters approved making the position a full-time position while still retaining the City Manager form of government.