Mountain Home is located in Baxter County
(of which is the county seat), east of Fayetteville
, between Bull Shoals
just south of the Missouri boarder. Also situated near the White River
in the Ozark Mountains
, between Bull Shoals-White River State Park
and Norfork Lake.
The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 10,129, an increase of 1,102 since 1990.
The Mountain Home area is one of the best vacation and retirement spots in the country. It encompasses two massive lakes, three rivers, and beautiful mountain scenery, fulfilling Arkansas' motto as The Natural State.
This community is home to Arkansas University Mountain Home, as well as a multitude of outdoor activities.
Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns Ashley's River Retreat |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Buzzard Roost Inn | Rim Shoals Trout Dock | Royal View Resort | Wimpy's Resort |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Ed Gilbert & Associates Realty |
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04/03 Coming to The area
Arkansas Scottish Festival Batesville AR April13-14 Located on the campus of Bates College, the festival kicks off with a celtic concert on Friday night and include bagpipe contests and highland dancing competitions.
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 Rice Festival Weiner AR October11-12 Observing the rich heritage of rice farming in Arkansas and celebrating harvest. See and old time rice threshing demonstration and the youth duck calling contest.