Huntsville is located in Madison County (of which it is the county seat), east of Fayetteville, between Hindsville and Old Alabam along US Hwy 412 near Beaver Lake State Park and the White Rock Mountains. Huntsville is part of the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Arkansas metropolitan area.
The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 1,971, an increase of 366 since 1990.
Huntsville has many amenities, including a fine school system, several medical clinics, a retirement center, over 70 churches representing all denominations and an airport.
There are national forests and state parks for picnicking or camping and hunters will find such game as deer, turkey, rabbit and squirrel.
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Arkansas Literary Festival Little Rock AR April18-21 The tenth anniversary gathering with events on both sides of the river. Featuring well known authors Larry McMurtry and Diana Ossana.
Riverfest Little Rock AR May24-26 Riverfest is a celebration of visual and performing arts that is held annually over Memorial Day weekend on the banks of the Arkansas River in Little Rock.
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
Johnson County Peach Festival Clarksville AR July25-28 Johnson County Peach Festival is the oldest festival in the State. Concessionaires bring their wares from good ol' home cookin' to handmade arts and crafts. Enjoy live entertainment and don't miss the Peach Cobbler Bake-Off and Jam/Jelly Contest.
National Championship Chuckwagon Races Clinton AR August31-September2 Chuckwagon Races, Snowy River Race, bronc fanning, music, concerts, camping, trail riding, western trade show, horse and mule clinics, seminars, and barn dances.
Arkansas Apple Festival Lincoln AR October4-6 The centerpiece of the festival is the unequalled variety of arts and crafts, featuring works of some of the most talented artisans in the Ozarks. One of the highlights of the Arkansas Apple Festival is the Apple Core Throwing Contest, a test of strength, accuracy, aerodynamics, and just plain luck.