Relocation Fast Facts

Relocation Fast Facts

Fayetteville at a Glance

Population (2010 Census)
Fayetteville: 73,580
Washington County: 203,065
Northwest Arkansas MSA: 463,204
(Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, Bentonville)
Arkansas: 2,915,918
Fayetteville is located in Northwest Arkansas, only 25 miles from Missouri and 20 miles from Oklahoma.

Personal property and real estate taxes are about 1%. Sales tax is 9.25%.

On average, Fayetteville enjoys 218 days of sunshine per year.
Winter: 50o/23o, Spring: 76o/37o
Summer: 89o/63o, Fall: 81o/37o          
Rainfall: 44 inches, Snowfall: 10 inches
Elevation: 1,400 feet

Cost of Living
Based on a national average of 100, Fayetteville enjoys an 86.1, thus ranking Fayetteville 8th in the nation for lowest cost-of-living. The data was calculated using cost-of-living indexes from the American Chamber of Commerce Researchers Association, an economic research firm (fourth quarter of 2010).

A wide selection of houses and apartments are available for any budget. The median sale price for a 2,400 sq. ft. house is $238,500 and rent for a 2BR, 2BA apartment is $810, placing Fayetteville in the 76 percentile in the nation. For a list of available property, check For low-rent housing information, contact the Fayetteville Housing Authority
at 479-521-3850.

Getting Situated 
ARKANSAS workforce center
2143 W. MLK, 479-521-5730

Assessor's Office
Washington County Assessor’s Office
280 N. College
Assess by phone:
Personal property, 479-444-1520
Real estate, 479-444-1500

Auto License & Driver's License
Revenue Office (Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration)
965 S. Razorback, 479-442-7691

Cox Cable
3390 N. Futrall, 479-751-2000

Dogs & Cats
Fayetteville Animal Shelter
1640 S. Armstrong, 479-444-3456, search: animal
AEP Southwestern Electric Power

Ozarks Electric Cooperative Corporation
3641 Wedington
479-521-2900 or 800-521-6144

Source Gas
655 E. Millsap

Northwest Arkansas Child Care
& Resource Refferal Center

Post Office
12 W. Dickson, 479-442-8286
1590 E. Joyce, 479-973-0875

Solid Waste & Recycling 
City of Fayetteville
1560 S. Happy Hollow, 479-575-8398, search: solid waste

Voter Registration*
County Clerk’s Office
Washington County Courthouse
280 N. College, 479-444-1711

*Voter registration is also available at the Revenue Office, Fayetteville Public Library and Department of Human Services office

Water  & Sewer
City of Fayetteville
113 W. Mountain, 479-521-1258

Emergency Services
Ambulance-Central EMS
911 or 479-521-5800

Care One EMS

Fayetteville Police Department
479-587-3555 (non-emergency)

Fayetteville Fire Department

Northwest Medical Transfer

City / County Services
City of Fayetteville
Business Office, 479-521-1258
City Clerk, 479-575-8323
Mayor, 479-575-8330

Washington County
County Clerk, 479-444-1711
County Judge, 479-444-1700

Newspapers & Publications
Northwest Arkansas Business Journal

Northwest Arkansas Times &
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette



Celebrate Arkansas

The Job Guide


Fayetteville City Hospital
221 S. School, 479-442-5100

Mana Mediserve Walk-In Clinics
1188 N. Salem, 479-442-0006
117 E. Sycamore, 479-521-0200

Northwest Arkansas
Free Health CenteR
10 S. College, 479-444-7548

Veterans Hospital
1100 N. College, 479-443-4301

Washington Regional Medical Center
3215 N. North Hills, 479-713-1000 
Washington Regional Medical Center is the newest, high-tech medical center in Fayetteville, located near the intersection of Interstate 540 and Highway 71. The facility provides 233 beds and contains state-of-the-art equipment and technologies.

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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