Van Buren, Arkansas
Van Buren is a town with a rich heritage, diverse industry, and a focus on the future. It is the second largest city in the Fort Smith metro area and serves as the county seat of Crawford County. Its prime location and convenient access to major roadways and the Arkansas River are just part of the town’s appeal for local businesses and residents. It sits at the junction of Interstates 40 and 49. Van Buren is bordered to the south by the Arkansas River, with major commercial operations in its port and along its banks. Its historic downtown has been the backdrop for major motion pictures and continues to serve as a commercial center for the city. The Van Buren School District is well-known for its award-winning fine arts programs, progressive STEM education programs, and partnerships with local universities to promote higher education and career readiness.
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Population and median household income information is based off 2019 data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Cost of living index figures were sourced from Bestplaces.net.