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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 City of Batesville and Batesville Water Utility Administrative offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 27th & 28th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.  Any utility payments may be placed in the drop box located in the drive-thru area.  For a utility emergency, please call 870-698-2444.

 There will be no garbage pickup on Thanksgiving Day, but the Sanitation department will be picking up Thursday’s garbage along with Friday’s.  Please make sure that your garbage is out before 7:00 a.m. since our guys will be picking up two routes in one day, they will have to start early.



 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.