FSRA Partner: Ozark

Located on Interstate 40, Ozark is the largest city in Franklin County. Highway 64 serves as Ozark’s primary commercial street, running east to west through the heart of the city. Busy Highways 23 and 219 travel north and south of Ozark. The city is situated on the Arkansas River, just 40 miles east of Fort Smith.

Franklin County
Population: 3,600
Cost of Living Index: 80.6

Education
Ozark Public Schools
Calvary Christian Schools

Transportation
Located on Exits 35 & 37 of Interstate I-40
Hwy. 64 (East/West)
Hwy. 23 & 219 (North/South)
Located on the Arkansas River
Ozark/Franklin County airport with 75 ft. wide/ 3,300 ft. long runway

Utility Providers
OG&E (Oklahoma Gas & Electric)
Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative
Black Hills Energy
CenturyLink

Top 5 Major Employers
Butterball
Baldor
Bank of the Ozarks
Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative
Walmart

Highlights
Ozark (Aux Arc) means “Big Bend” of the River. The city, located in Arkansas’ beautiful wine country, is within a short driving distance of a number of wineries, including Mount Bethel, Wiederkehr Village, Post Familie Vineyards, Chateau Aux Arc, and Dionysus Wine. Thrill seekers will enjoy adventures on the Mulberry River including stops at Turner Bend or floating out from Byrd’s Landing. Mulberry Mountain also offers many options for outdoor lovers including hiking, lodging, and fishing. The site also is known for its incredible scenery and event venue options.

Website Links
Ozark Chamber of Commerce
City of Ozark
Main Street Ozark

Ozark Chamber of Commerce Phone: (479) 667-2949