LRAFB is the nation's only C-130 training facility.
Dupree Park: Where the community meets to play.
Catch of the day? Relaxing with the whole family.
At the military museum, every day is Veterans Day.
The Jacksonville Shooting Complex is on target for family fun.
The Splash Zone is one of the coolest spots in town.

Welcome to Jacksonville

Get a quick tour of the city in this introductory video to Jacksonville. From antique shops to military history to the Splash Zone water park, learn what to expect from our growing city in the heart of central Arkansas. 

Recent News & Events

Summer is here and many people will be enjoying the sun at the lake, pool or during other outdoor activities. Make sure you stay safe while you’re in the sun by following these tips...

Come enjoy a weekend of swimming at Jacksonville’s only outdoor water park as we celebrate the ending of another school year and the beginning of summer!

The Jacksonville Animal Shelter is located at 217 S. Redmond Rd. in Jacksonville. For more information about their current adoptable animals, please call them at 501-982-2916 or check out their Facebook page at

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Attractions in the Area

Jacksonville’s central location makes it the ideal place to stay while exploring Arkansas. Some of the state’s major attractions are only a short drive away. You can hear live music in the River Market entertainment district or revisit history at the Clinton Library in downtown Little Rock. Then visit the top-notch Little Rock Zoo, swim in the pristine waters of Greers Ferry Lake or browse the discount shops at the Outlets of Little Rock.



14 miles away | 17 in drivetime

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Little Rock Zoo

19 miles away | 20 min drive

Click here to visit the Little Rock Zoo Website

Outlet Mall

26 miles away | 28 minute drivetime

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Greers Ferry Lake

53 miles away | 1 hour drivetime

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Clinton Library

14 miles away | 16 min drivetime

Click here to visit the Clinton Library Website

LR Airport

15 miles away | 18 min drivetime

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