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Searcy is located in White County (of which it is the county seat), northeast of Little Rock between Bald Knob and Beebe off of US Hwy 67 on the banks of the Little Red River near Henry Gray Hurricane Lake. Searcy's also nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains west of the White River.

The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 7,128, an increase of 1,295 since 1990.

Searcy's varied economy of agriculture, retail, and industrial business provides a stable base for the area, as well as Harding University and Foothills Technical Institute. The city is a distribution center for one of the nation's largest discount chains, and is the home of Arkansas' largest and best-known ice cream manufacturer.

Hunting is abundant in the Searcy area. Popular game includes duck, deer, dove, quail, rabbit and squirrel. The Carmichael Community Center, Riverside Park (133 acres), 50-acre Searcy Sports Complex and the Searcy Country Club are also popular attractions in the area.

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12/12 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.
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.
Memphis Italian Festival Memphis TN May30-June1 A little taste of Italy, right here in Memphis.
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.