Prescott is located in Nevada County (of which it is the county seat) northeast of Texarkana, between Hope and Gurdon along US Hwy 67 near Terre Rouge Creek.
The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 3,487, a decrease of 186 since 1990.
Some popular attractions in the Prescott area include: White Oak Lake State Park, Prescott Raceway, Prescott Country Club, Battle of Prairie DeAnn Civil War Site, Battle of Moscow Civil War Site, National Register Sites, Prescott Railroad Depot (1911), Old Iron Bridge (1896-1898) and the Moscow Church (1850's).
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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.
Louisiana Peach Fest Ruston LA June21-22 The fun begins on Friday in Ruston’s historic Railroad Park at 6:30 p.m. with Dixie Tradition, followed by a return festival appearance by Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band at 8:30 p.m.
Texas Shakespeare Festival Kilgore TX June27-July28 The Texas Shakespeare Festival employs high caliber actors, designers, and directors from throughout the nation.
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.