Living in Fayetteville

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Fourth Best Place to Live in the U.S.

Fayetteville, Arkansas is ranked #4 on U.S. News & World Report's Best Places to Live

"People from all over the world call Fayetteville home. Newcomers often comment on the friendliness of Fayetteville residents. People wave and smile at each other in the street, and community events are well-attended...

Nestled in the Ozark Mountains, Fayetteville attracts outdoorsy types with its abundance of state parks, acres of community green space, playgrounds, parks and walking trails. The metro area also boasts a first-class performing arts center, an active local food movement, live music venues and a dynamic festival scene."

- U.S. News & World Report



U.S. News & World Report named Fayetteville within the top 10 Most Affordable Place to Live.  



Fayetteville is home to Arkansas's oldest music venue, features an expansive trail system, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is just a short drive away. 


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Northwest Arkansas is home to the headquarters of several Fortune 500 companies.  Fayetteville provides the resources of a large city, yet boasts the culture and atmosphere of a small town.