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Welcome to Batesville, Arkansas

Message from the Mayor

Welcome to Batesville's official Web site. Located on the beautiful White River, Batesville is a warm and friendly community with lots to offer its citizens. Batesville is listed in The 100 Best Small Towns in America by Norman Crampton, a nationwide guide to the best in small town living in America, published by the Macmillan General Reference Division of Macmillan Prentice Hall. The Independence County Recycling Program won the Arkansas Community Development Award, and Batesville was selected as Arkansas Volunteer Community of the Year because of extensive and effective volunteer programs. Batesville is located in north central Arkansas 90 miles north of the thriving metropolis of Little Rock.

           Whether you are a resident or a former resident, a business friend, a visitor or just curious about our community, we invite you to explore our Web site to discover what makes Batesville a great place to live.



The next Mayor’s Monthly Update meetings are scheduled for this Thursday, Mar. 5 at US Pizza (60 Batesville Blvd.) from 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend these meetings and learn about the progress of the community center project, the Barnett Building, and other ongoing City of Batesville projects!



The Lyon College Concert Chorale
Presents “A Choral Americana!”
our final Spring Break Tour concert
 In Blanchard Springs Caverns
(Spring weather will have arrived by then!)
 Sunday, March 15, 4:30-5:30 pm.
Tickets: $15 – includes a cave tour! 
 Please contact Dr. Michael Oriatti for tickets at 870-307-7259 or email


Ozark Foothills Literacy Project tutor training workshop on Tuesday March 3 at 9:30 and another one Sunday March 22 at 2:30pm To register for the workshop, or for more info, please call 870-793-5912 or email or



March 7, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Independence Hall – UACCB

Tickets are $10

CALL (870) 612-2016



BAAC & UACCB present

U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America

FREE concert

UACCB Independence Hall

March 21

7:00pm, Doors open at 6:00pm

Tickets available at UACCB, BAAC, First Community Bank, & Citizens Bank Call (870)793-3382 for more information





-Batesville Comprehensive Plan

Click Here for the Batesville 2009 Comprehensive Plan Documents

Click Here to view the Batesville Comprehensive Plan Map - Updated

City of Batesville Depreciated Inventory

Click Here to view a list of the City of Batesville's Depreciated Inventory Online.

Click Here to Pay your Water Utility Bill!