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"Americas Most Beautiful Cities" (50,001-100,000 pop. division) award 2012 by Parade Magazine
#19 Best Places for Business and Careers by Forbes Magazine I link I
#6 Cheapest Places to Live in the U.S. 2012 by CBS News | link |
#14 Best Up-and-Coming Public Universities in the U.S. 2012 by U.S. News & World Report | link |
Volunteer Community of the Year 2012 by The Office of Governor Mike Beebe, the Department of Human Services and the Arkansas Municipal League

Top 10 Best BBQ Cities by I link I
Fayetteville boutique SHOP LOLA named to Elle Magazine's Top 50 Boutiques in America I link I


#23 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
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


#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

Story Ideas for Journalists

We’ve gone ahead and done a little leg work for you by coming up with some great story ideas and providing them here for your use. If you’re interested in these topics or others, please don’t hesitate to call us.

Click here to download ideas for articles about Fayetteville.

Request for Photography

By now you’ve probably seen some of the awesome photography throughout our Web site. This is just a sampling from our photo library that we update each year. If you would like to request to use some of these beautiful shots, please download and fill out the photography release form. You can easily fax it back or email us with the required information.
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Fayetteville Visitors Bureau

21 South Block Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72701

479-521-5776 local
800-766-4626 toll free
479-521-4731 fax

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