Relocation Guide

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The Clinton area overflows with natural beauty and outdoor fun! Some of the region’s best recreational destinations are only minutes away. It’s ideal for kayakers, hikers, mountain bikers, fishing enthusiasts, and active families!

Quality of Living

Ranked #26 in the state for Quality of Life by Healthy Active Arkansas (“Blossoming Community” Award)

Abundant public spaces & green spaces, walking trails, 24-hour gym, fitness classes, active community clubs and volunteer groups

Brand new, state-of-the-art Ozark Health facility with Specialty Clinics, Emergency Department, and Nursing Center

Clinton K-12 School district ranked #19 of 279 districts in the state with award-winning athletics programs

Expanding high-speed internet accessibility, long-term improvements on utilities

Excellent emergency services (ISO rating 4 in the city of Clinton)

5 universities and colleges are within 40 miles of Clinton

Head Start & ABC program

North Central Career Center Adult Education

New state-of-the-art Van Buren County Library & Conference Center


Cost of living is 22% below the national average

Median home price is $40,000 lower than Little Rock area

Thriving property market for single family homes, hunting & lakefront property, vacation homes, and commercial real estate

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Only 34 miles from Conway and 70 miles from Little Rock, directly on the newly improved Highway 65.

  • Highways: U.S. 65 (the major connecting route on the way to Branson, MO), State Highways 9, 16, 95, and 330 all intersect in Clinton
  • Clinton Municipal Airport and Holley Mountain Airpark
  • Jefferson Lines features a bus stop in Clinton, connecting the city to other major destinations in the state and throughout the country

Community At a Glance

Low cost of living | Hospitality | Natural beauty | Volunteerism | Family-Oriented Lifestyle

Clinton is the county seat of Van Buren County. Located in the Ozarks’s Little Red River Valley, it is situated at an elevation of 564 feet. As of the 2012 census, Clinton had a population of 2,602, and Van Buren County had a population of 17,295. Clinton has an area of nearly 12 square miles.

The area includes nearby cities such as Fairfield Bay & Shirley and more than 40 unincorporated Communities, including Alread, Choctaw, Crabtree, and Scotland.

Government: Mayor/Council (Mayor, Richard McCormac)
Planning & Zoning: City Planning & Zoning Commission
Police Protection: Clinton Police Department (7 City Officers, 9 County Officers, 3 State Officers)
Fire Protection: 19 volunteer & 1 paid firefighter
Fire Insurance: Class 4th rating
Health Services: County hospital, family clinics, vision clinics, dentists, and local specialty offices including physical therapy, surgeon, chiropractor, community mental health and county health unit.

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