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Here Are The 12 Oldest Towns In Arkansas… And They’re Loaded With History

Arkansas has a long and storied history, and that history lives in its towns and cities. We scoured the state looking for the oldest of the old communities; communities that still value and protect the history lived there. Here’s what we found:

So go forth, and visit these storied towns. And how about your community? How old is your town?

J.B. Weisenfels
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.