Murfreesboro is located in Pike County (of which it is the county seat) west of Arkadelphia between Kirby and Nashville along Hwy 27, on the banks of the Little Missouri River near Lake Greeson and Narrows Dam.
The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 1,779, an increase of 53 since 1990.
Popular attractions within the Murfreesboro area include: trout fishing on the Little Missouri river, skiing, boating and more fishing on Lake Greeson, camping, antiquing, and maybe even your own diamonds at the Crater of Diamonds State Park.
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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.
World Famous Armidillo Festival Hamburg AR May1-4 The World Famous Armidillo Festival takes place on Hamburg's town square and the surrounding blocks. Local bands play on Friday night of the festival and all day Saturday to ensure your weekend is the best.
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.
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.
Hope Watermelon Festival Hope AR August9-11 Watermelon Olympics, melon judging and auction, watermelon eating contest, seed spitting contest, melon toss, antique engine show, entertainment and SW Arkansas' largest arts and crafts show.