LRAFB is the nation's only C-130 training facility.
Dupree Park: Where the community meets to play.
Catch of the day? Relaxing with the whole family.
At the military museum, every day is Veterans Day.
The Jacksonville Shooting Complex is on target for family fun.
The Splash Zone is one of the coolest spots in town.

Welcome to Jacksonville

Get a quick tour of the city in this introductory video to Jacksonville. From antique shops to military history to the Splash Zone water park, learn what to expect from our growing city in the heart of central Arkansas. 

Recent News & Events

Come out and support your local farmers by attending the Jacksonville Farmers' Market on Tuesday, April 25th from 3:00pm to 6:30pm at 9 Municipal Drive.

On May 25th, 2012 President Barack Obama proclaimed May 28th 2012, through November 11th 2025, as the Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. Come to remember, honor and “Welcome Home” our Vietnam Veterans, Saturday April 29th, 2017 at the Jacksonville Museum of Military History.

Sunny days are here again, and most of us are eager to get outside and get a taste of spring. With numerous parks and outdoor activities in Jacksonville, one place you might not know about is the Ron Newport Recycling Education Park.

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Attractions in the Area

Jacksonville’s central location makes it the ideal place to stay while exploring Arkansas. Some of the state’s major attractions are only a short drive away. You can hear live music in the River Market entertainment district or revisit history at the Clinton Library in downtown Little Rock. Then visit the top-notch Little Rock Zoo, swim in the pristine waters of Greers Ferry Lake or browse the discount shops at the Outlets of Little Rock.

 

Rivermarket

14 miles away | 17 in drivetime

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Little Rock Zoo

19 miles away | 20 min drive

Click here to visit the Little Rock Zoo Website

Outlet Mall

26 miles away | 28 minute drivetime

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Greers Ferry Lake

53 miles away | 1 hour drivetime

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Clinton Library

14 miles away | 16 min drivetime

Click here to visit the Clinton Library Website

LR Airport

15 miles away | 18 min drivetime

Click here to visit the Little Rock Airport Website