These Are Arguably The 8 Best Small Towns To Grow Up In Arkansas

We can all agree Arkansas is a fantastic place to grow up—but settling on which town in particular is a different story entirely. Besides knowing why our towns listed today are great for anyone, we also focused on what educational qualities made them the best. In no particular order, let’s look at the what makes these towns shine for any growing Arkansan.

We looked at school quality ratings from Niche: Explore Schools and Neighborhoods and sports stats from MaxPreps: High School Sports.

Of course it’s impossible for one author to live her childhood in every Arkansas town so we’ve used the power of statistics for today’s decision making. We want to hear from you, though! What made your town the perfect place to grow up? Share your nostalgia with us in the comments below!