Come see for yourself the natural beauty and relaxed atmosphere of the Arkansas
River Valley. Wake up to the sunrise in the Ozark Mountains and take in the
beautiful scenery, and enjoy the uniqueness of the four seasons. We have
abundant outdoor recreation, clean air and water, and affordable housing, all
making an excellent quality of life. Residents of this city, which is nestled in the
foothills of the Ozarks, enjoy a rare mixture of natural beauty, city amenities,
abundant water, a mild climate, and an enviable location in the heart of America.
Located in the central part of the state, Russellville is the center of the Arkansas
River Valley serving as the industrial, financial, medical, retail, educational, and
recreational center of the Arkansas River Valley.
Russellville, the seat of Pope County, is the 14th -largest city in the state. The
Arkansas River Valley population is growing at a rate faster than that for the entire
state according to the 2000 census.
Russellville is home to Arkansas Tech University, a four-year university that is
dedicated to providing a quality education program competitive with other
At the center of many community efforts and developments through Russellville s
history has been the Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce. When a need
presents itself, the Chamber has responded. Today, with more than 730 members,
the Chamber continues to focus on the development and implementation of ongoing
programs and projects aimed at creating quality economic growth while enhancing
the quality of life enjoyed by local residents.