Sunday, March 2, 2008

Retirement In Fayetteville, Arkansas

Fayetteville is a college town in Washington County, Arkansas and home to the University of Arkansas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 58,047. However, a special census completed in June 2006 showed the population to be 67,158. The city is the third most populous in Arkansas and serves as the county seat of Washington County. It was also ranked 8th on Forbes Magazine's Top 10 Best Places in America for Business and Careers.

Transportation: The city is served by Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in Highfill, Arkansas. The airport also serves Springdale, Arkansas, Bentonville, Arkansas (home to Wal-Mart), Rogers, Arkansas, and all of Northwest Arkansas.

Universities and Colleges: University of Arkansas,

Health Care: Fayetteville serves as the regional center for medical care in Northwest Arkansas with hospitals providing a variety of clinical and specialty services.
Washington Regional Medical Center - 479.713.1000
Fayetteville's Washington Regional Medical System is a fully integrated health care system providing a wide range of services. Its flagship, a new state-of -the-art medical center, which opened in August of 2002 in Fayetteville's North Hills Medical Park, is the region's only remaining independent, locally operated, non-profit health care organization.
The Washington Regional Medical System includes an acute care hospital, a rehabilitation hospital, assisted living and long-term care facilities, kidney dialysis centers,an outpatient surgery center, and a network of clinics and services.
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Veterans Medical Center - 479.443.4301
The Fayetteville VA Medical Center is a 51-bed medical center that provides acute medical, surgical, and psychiatric care and both primary and secondary levels of outpatient services to veterans. In addition to primary outpatient services, there are General Medical and Surgical clinics and specialty clinics for Urology, Optometry, Diabetes, Women's Health and Mental Hygiene. Other programs and services include dental care, a combined cardio-pulmonary function lab, ultrasound, echocardiography services and an ambulatory surgery program. The Fayetteville VA operates the Gene Taylor Satellite Outpatient Clinic in Mt. Veron, Missouri and additional outpatient clinics in Fort Smith and Harrison. In addition to a well-qualified, permanent staff, various specialists serve as a consulting staff. The Fayetteville VA employs approximately 540 people.
Willow Creek Women's Hospital - 479.684.3000
Willow Creek is Arkansas' only full-service women's health provider that offers services ranging from annual exams and mammography, to diagnosis, treatment for infertility and menopause management, bone densitometry and bladder control concerns.. New mothers enjoy an all-in-one labor, delivery, recovery, and postpartum suites. Willow Creek offers patients education programs in wellness, preventive care and nutrition services. Willow Creek also provides many services related to cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

Things To See and Do: Fayetteville offers many different possibilites for residents and visitors. The University of Arkansas brings excitement and opportunities for sports fans and students. One-of-a-kind shopping, exciting nightlife, live local music and fine arts are also available for everyone to enjoy. In addition to the exciting events in the city, Fayetteville's location in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, plus the lakes, rivers, hiking and biking trails are a wonderful scenic adventure for people who enjoy the outdoors.Check out Fayetteville's year-round attractions, festivals and hot spots, including the following:* Dickson Street * Downtown Square * Walton Arts Center * Farmer's Market * Bikes, Blues & BBQ * Washington County Fair * Lights of the Ozarks * Springfest.

Weather: Fayetteville, AR Weather - WxUSAWxUSA is a "Weather Hub" site that offers an extensive list of weather links
The Weather Channel Fayetteville's weather.

Housing Costs: Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $150,500 (it was $100,300 in 2000)

Retirement Communities: Sweetser Properties - - (479) 443-4601


Joseph Hunkins said...

The housing costs in Arkansas seem so cheap compared to California.

Unknown said...

good article!i have a friend that recovered from addiction in Arkansas he loves the place because it helped him a lot.

carol smith
Addiction Recovery Arkansas