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Bentonville

CITIES

Bentonville

Known internationally as the home of Walmart HQ, Bentonville is one of the fastest-growing regions in the country. With the opening of Crystal Bridges and The Momentary, it is an ideal place to call home.

POPULATION

51,111

MEDIAN HOME

261,300

COUNTY

BENTON

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Bentonville is located in one of the fastest-growing regions in the country. In the past 20 years, Bentonville has transformed itself from a sleepy small Arkansas town to a bustling center of commerce and innovative entrepreneurialism, making it a community of choice in Northwest Arkansas.

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Greater Bentonville Area Chamber is a membership organization that helps create jobs, community experiences, and meaningful change in our community to move Bentonville forward for all. Its members, both local and national, are invested in creating a 21st-century community by strengthening our 21st-century economy.

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A newcomer’s guide to visiting the great town of Bentonville and all it has to offer, from excellent biking trails and parks, to world-class art.

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A small team making a big difference in downtown Bentonville, creating and curating events that make everyone feel welcome and at home.

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From humble beginnings as a small discount retailer in Rogers, Arkansas, Walmart has opened thousands of stores in the U.S. and expanded internationally. Through innovation, Walmart is creating a seamless experience to let customers shop anytime and anywhere online, through mobile devices and in stores.

Sam’s Club is a membership wholesale club, offering superior products and services at low prices to its shoppers.

Arvest Bank is a bank headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas. It is the largest and oldest bank in Arkansas with an intense dedication to focusing on the customer above all else. This philosophy has remained the same during their growth from a small bank to a network of community banks able to provide a complete range of financial services. 

A public community college providing quality and affordable higher education, including cutting edge culinary training through Brightwater: Center for the Study of Food. The college offers an Integrated Design Lab for students pursuing an education in arts and construction technology, which houses sculptures, ceramics, a Fab Lab with 3D printers, a CNC router, laser cutting equipment and other tools. 

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An independent, 30-acre campus in the heart of Bentonville offering classes to grades 6-12—led by Clayton Marsh, a former deputy dean at Princeton University.

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A Center for the Study of Food. An academic department of NorthWest Arkansas Community College, Brightwater offers uniquely holistic programming with academic and career training in the areas of culinary nutrition, artisanal food, beverage management, and food entrepreneurship.

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A member of Hillsdale College’s Barney Charter School Initiative. K-12 education using the Socratic method of learning to provide the skills necessary to communicate and function in a global society.

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Bentonville Schools is committed to excellence by leading their students with innovative and inspiring learning experiences.

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With high-quality programming throughout Benton County, the Boys & Girls Club offers sports and activities that help kids and teens learn the true value of teamwork in a fun and supportive environment.

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More than 500 children each year find a safe haven and HOPE for the future at the Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter. Beyond meeting their basic needs, our comprehensive services include individualized case management, counseling, education, medical and dental treatment, life skills training and trauma-informed care.

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A 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to build a science center with a 150-seat planetarium, permanent science exhibits, robotics lab, and exhibits emphasizing current events to further kids’ exploration in science and technical education in Northwest Arkansas.

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For over 30 years, Best Friends Animal Society has been running the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals and building effective programs that reduce the number of animals entering shelters.

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Located on seven acres in Bentonville, AR, Compton Gardens has lively woodlands, native plants, and impressive greenery. These spirited gardens are perfect for both small and large gatherings. The gardens are home to five champion trees as designated by the State of Arkansas Forestry Commission. The beloved species include an American Chinese Chestnut Hybrid, Bitternut, Black Willow, Pagoda Dogwood, and American Yellowwood.

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A mountain biker’s paradise completed in 2020 with over 17 miles of progressive trails for all skill levels— just a five minute bike ride from downtown Bentonville. The area is gaining a name for itself in the cycling world as a rich natural oasis and urban escape for mountain bikers and trail lovers alike.

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Orchards Park is located across from the entrance of the renowned Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Orchards Park was designed as a premier passive park with walking paths, beautiful landscaped areas, a pavilion, water feature and amphitheater.

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40 plus miles of single-track flow alongside the paved Razorback Regional Greenway and by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, where the path is dotted with public art. The Slaughter Pen system includes trails ranging in difficulty from beginners (on the All-American and Seed Tick Shuffle trails) to expert (on Scott Allen Alley and Medusa trails), with connector trails taking riders between the various hubs of the system. As an IMBA Silver Level Ride Center, it’s truly a trail system with something for everyone.

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The Lawrence Plaza Splash Pad is a 7,000 square foot facility. This innovative space utilizes a dual-function design to operate throughout the entire year. In the winter months, from November to January, the chiller is turned on and the concrete pad is converted into the region’s only permanent outdoor ice rink.

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The Bentonville Farmers Market is embarking on its 43rd year and is continuing to grow. The market features hand-made or hand-grown items from Northwest Arkansas. Its mission is to improve the availability of locally produced foods, support local farmers and businesses, and to promote a healthier community through education and appreciation for local goods.

LEARN MORE

Bentonville is located in one of the fastest-growing regions in the country. In the past 20 years, Bentonville has transformed itself from a sleepy small Arkansas town to a bustling center of commerce and innovative entrepreneurialism, making it a community of choice in Northwest Arkansas.

LEARN MORE

Greater Bentonville Area Chamber is a membership organization that helps create jobs, community experiences, and meaningful change in our community to move Bentonville forward for all. Its members, both local and national, are invested in creating a 21st-century community by strengthening our 21st-century economy.

LEARN MORE

A newcomer’s guide to visiting the great town of Bentonville and all it has to offer, from excellent biking trails and parks, to world-class art.

LEARN MORE

A small team making a big difference in downtown Bentonville, creating and curating events that make everyone feel welcome and at home.

LEARN MORE

From humble beginnings as a small discount retailer in Rogers, Arkansas, Walmart has opened thousands of stores in the U.S. and expanded internationally. Through innovation, Walmart is creating a seamless experience to let customers shop anytime and anywhere online, through mobile devices and in stores.

Sam’s Club is a membership wholesale club, offering superior products and services at low prices to its shoppers.

Arvest Bank is a bank headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas. It is the largest and oldest bank in Arkansas with an intense dedication to focusing on the customer above all else. This philosophy has remained the same during their growth from a small bank to a network of community banks able to provide a complete range of financial services. 

A public community college providing quality and affordable higher education, including cutting edge culinary training through Brightwater: Center for the Study of Food. The college offers an Integrated Design Lab for students pursuing an education in arts and construction technology, which houses sculptures, ceramics, a Fab Lab with 3D printers, a CNC router, laser cutting equipment and other tools. 

LEARN MORE

An independent, 30-acre campus in the heart of Bentonville offering classes to grades 6-12—led by Clayton Marsh, a former deputy dean at Princeton University.

LEARN MORE

A Center for the Study of Food. An academic department of NorthWest Arkansas Community College, Brightwater offers uniquely holistic programming with academic and career training in the areas of culinary nutrition, artisanal food, beverage management, and food entrepreneurship.

LEARN MORE

A member of Hillsdale College’s Barney Charter School Initiative. K-12 education using the Socratic method of learning to provide the skills necessary to communicate and function in a global society.

LEARN MORE

Bentonville Schools is committed to excellence by leading their students with innovative and inspiring learning experiences.

LEARN MORE

With high-quality programming throughout Benton County, the Boys & Girls Club offers sports and activities that help kids and teens learn the true value of teamwork in a fun and supportive environment.

LEARN MORE

More than 500 children each year find a safe haven and HOPE for the future at the Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter. Beyond meeting their basic needs, our comprehensive services include individualized case management, counseling, education, medical and dental treatment, life skills training and trauma-informed care.

LEARN MORE

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to build a science center with a 150-seat planetarium, permanent science exhibits, robotics lab, and exhibits emphasizing current events to further kids’ exploration in science and technical education in Northwest Arkansas.

LEARN MORE

For over 30 years, Best Friends Animal Society has been running the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals and building effective programs that reduce the number of animals entering shelters.

LEARN MORE

Discover More Nonprofits in Northwest Arkansas

Impact NWANWA Gives

Located on seven acres in Bentonville, AR, Compton Gardens has lively woodlands, native plants, and impressive greenery. These spirited gardens are perfect for both small and large gatherings. The gardens are home to five champion trees as designated by the State of Arkansas Forestry Commission. The beloved species include an American Chinese Chestnut Hybrid, Bitternut, Black Willow, Pagoda Dogwood, and American Yellowwood.

LEARN MORE

A mountain biker’s paradise completed in 2020 with over 17 miles of progressive trails for all skill levels— just a five minute bike ride from downtown Bentonville. The area is gaining a name for itself in the cycling world as a rich natural oasis and urban escape for mountain bikers and trail lovers alike.

LEARN MORE

Orchards Park is located across from the entrance of the renowned Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Orchards Park was designed as a premier passive park with walking paths, beautiful landscaped areas, a pavilion, water feature and amphitheater.

LEARN MORE

40 plus miles of single-track flow alongside the paved Razorback Regional Greenway and by Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, where the path is dotted with public art. The Slaughter Pen system includes trails ranging in difficulty from beginners (on the All-American and Seed Tick Shuffle trails) to expert (on Scott Allen Alley and Medusa trails), with connector trails taking riders between the various hubs of the system. As an IMBA Silver Level Ride Center, it’s truly a trail system with something for everyone.

LEARN MORE

The Lawrence Plaza Splash Pad is a 7,000 square foot facility. This innovative space utilizes a dual-function design to operate throughout the entire year. In the winter months, from November to January, the chiller is turned on and the concrete pad is converted into the region’s only permanent outdoor ice rink.

LEARN MORE

The Bentonville Farmers Market is embarking on its 43rd year and is continuing to grow. The market features hand-made or hand-grown items from Northwest Arkansas. Its mission is to improve the availability of locally produced foods, support local farmers and businesses, and to promote a healthier community through education and appreciation for local goods.

LEARN MORE

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