Located in northwest corner of Arkansas, Eureka Springs is an historic Victorian village nestled in the hills and valleys of the Ozark Mountains, approximately 10 miles from the Missouri state line, 50 miles east of Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers area, and roughly 50 miles south/southwest of Branson, Missouri.
Beautiful scenery, Beaver Lake, affordable housing, clean air and water, and a low crime rate, are all a part of life in the area, and an affordable vacation destination. The downtown area has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places and you'll find many gift shops, restaurants and taverns, as well as hotels and various art galleries sure to peak your interests.
Since the 1930's, Eureka Springs has been a magnet for artists of visual, performance and literary skills. The entire month of May is celebrated as the May Festival of the Arts. Several organizations exist in the area solely to support, encourage, and enhance the arts.
Holiday Island, a planned unit development, located 5 miles north of Eureka Springs, adds a mix of retirees to the area, relocating from all over the country to enjoy nearby Table Rock Lake and golf. Boasting a population of over 2,500, Holiday Island is a terrific place to retire, offering affordable housing with central sewer and water to all lots, and a community center with a swimming pool and various activities during the season.
Founded in 1850 by Blackburn Henderson Berry of Alabama, Berryville is located 11 miles east of Eureka Springs and is home for our newest facility, temporarily located in Bobcat Plaza, and under construction at 907 West Trimble Avenue. With a population of approximately 4,600, Berryville is the largest city in Carroll County and is a center for shopping, employment, and government.
Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri have a mild climate during all seasons, averaging 38 degrees in winter, 58 degrees in spring, 76 degrees in summer, and 60 degrees in fall. Snowfall averages 3-4 inches per storm, usually in January and February, but melts quickly, and averages 60 percent sunshine throughout the year.
Eureka Springs & Arkansas Information
This links are useful for general information about the Eureka Springs area and the Natural State, Arkansas.
- Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism
- Berryville Chamber of Commerce
- City of Eureka Springs
- Eureka Springs Online
- Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce
- Holiday Island Chamber of Commerce
Eureka Springs & Holiday Island Realtors
The following realtors serve the communities of Eureka Springs and Holiday Island in Northwest Arkansas.
- All Seasons GMAC Real Estate
- Bay Realty
- Century 21
- Coldwell Banker - K-C Realty
- Tom Dees Real Estate
- Holiday Island Realty
- Juniper Realty
- McClung Realty
- Morgan Real Estate
- Mountain Country Properties
- New Horizon Realty
- United Country/Little Switzerland Realty
Emergency & Medical:
The following is a brief listing of emergency and medical facilites located in the Eureka Springs, Arkansas area.
Eureka Springs Police Department
Eureka Springs has a police force of ten officers and seven patrol cars. Updated 911 service will soon be available courtesy of custom maps provided by the Eureka Springs High School East lab. The new 911 maps will offer shortcuts past busy areas, updated street names and directions.
Eureka Springs Fire Department
The Eureka Springs Fire Department boasts 25 personnel with paramedics and EMTs on staff. Together with the Holiday Island Fire Department, the units have rescue teams trained for water, high angle and search. Within the city limits, the fire rating is a class five.
Eureka Springs Hospital
Eureka Springs Hospital is a city owned and operated facility with 22 beds and services. The staff includes 4 doctors on active staff and 24 on total staff, 12 RN's for a total staffing of 90.
Mercy St. John's Carroll Regional Medical Center
This is a 50 bed, not for profit, acute care facility with over 240 employees and is the primary provider for health care in Carroll County and NW Arkansas.
St. John's Medical Center at Holiday Island
This facility includes one family practitioner, one LPN and two visiting specialists. They handle approximately 400 patients per month.
Brighton Ridge (FKA Eureka Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation Center)
Extended care, 100 bed facility with nursing and therapy services. Medicare and Medicaid approved.
Green Acre Lodge
This residential care facility provides assisted living for up to ten older adults and is licensed by the Arkansas Office of Long Term Care. No entrance fees or long term commitments are required.
Peachtree Village Retirement Community
Peachtree is a complex for independent and assisted retirement living. 50 apartments, on sit cafeteria, activities and transportation. Primary building on lease basis, patio homes purchased.
479-253-9933 / 866-850-8000
Ridgeview Residential & Assisted Care Center
Licensed for 17 beds, Medicaid approved, honor veterans benefits, provide three meals a day with snacks, sleeping quarters with bathrooms, assist with personal care, housekeeping and laundry, both independent and assisted.