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2016
Fayetteville Named the Number One Most Affordable Place to Live in the U.S. I link I
Fayetteville Ranked Among Top 3 Places to Live in America by US News and World Report I link I
Fayetteville ranked in Top 10 best cities for working students I link I
George's Majestic Lounge named one of the top 100 venues in America I link
Fayetteville named one of the best places for business and careers by Forbes. | link |
The Ozarks named a best Fall Destination by Travel and Leisure | link

2015
Fayetteville Ale Trail Wins Prestigious Tourism Marketing Award I link I
Fayetteville named Fastest Growing City in Arkansas I link I
Fayetteville ‘Food City’ design wins American Society of Landscape Architects award I link I
Fayetteville leads the state in “Bicycle Friendly” businesses I link I
Ranked among the 50 Best Places to Live in America by Men's Journal



2014

Fayetteville Named No. 4 Best College Town in the Nation, Best in the SEC I link I
Fayetteville Named USA Today’s No. 7 Best College Town I linkI
Fayetteville named a 2014 Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year I link I
Pratt Place Inn & Barn named Recommended Hotel by Forbes Travel Guide I linkI
Fayetteville’s Baum Stadium ranked among the best venues in the U.S. and Canada I linkI

2013
Fayetteville named a 2013 Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year I linkI
Fayetteville Named to Top 10 College Towns 2013 I link I
#9 Top 10 College Towns 2013 by Livability.com


2012

#19 Best Places for Business and Careers by Forbes Magazine I link I
Top 10 Best BBQ Cities by Livability.com I link I
Fayetteville boutique SHOP LOLA named to Elle Magazine's Top 50 Boutiques in America I link I
“Americas Most Beautiful Cities” (50,001-100,000 pop. division) award 2012 by Parade Magazine
#5
Best Small Cities for Startups by Bloomberg Businessweek
Volunteer Community of the Year 2012 by The Office of Governor Mike Beebe, the Department of Human Services and the Arkansas Municipal League.


2011
#26 Best Performing City 2011 by Milken Institute I link I
Top 100 Leading Locations 2011 by Area Development I link I
Ranked One of the Top Libraries in America 2011 by USA Today I link I
Top 100 Place to Live in the United States 2011 by RelocateAmerica I link I
Shine Superstar Award 2011 by Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission I link I
Distinguished Service Award 2011 by Council for Public-Private Partnerships I link I
#7 in nation for Digital Cities (30,000-74,999 pop. division) 2011 by the
Center for Digital Government I link I
City of Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Wins Tourism/Recreation Program of the Year I link I
Triple Winner in 2011 by the America In Bloom program: I link I
• 50,000-150,000 pop. category
• Turf & Groundcover
• Greatest Number of Years in AIB

2010
#43 Best-Performing City by the Milken Institute in 2010 
#15 Best Place for Business and Careers by Forbes in 2010 I link I
#15 Best Places to Retire by CNNMoney in 2010 I link I
#7 Best College Towns by Forbes in 2010 I link I
#13 on BEST CITIES FOR JOB GROWTH by Forbes/New Geography I link I

Previous Distinctions
Endless Vacation Magazine - April/May 2009 Issue
New York Times article on Fayetteville | link |
Inc. Magazine Boomtowns '06: Hottest Midsize Cities | link |
Southern Living “French Shopping in Arkansas” | link |
America’s Most Livable Cities 2004
AARP "Top Fifteen Places To Reinvent Your Life” | link |
2003 AMERICA'S 50 HOTTEST CITIES For Manufacturing Expansions and Relocations

 

 

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