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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.



Team Trivia Game Night

To support the Humane Society of Independence County

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Doors open @ 5pm ~~ Trivia starts @ 6:00pm

Location:  Fellowship Bible Church, 276 East Main Street Batesville

* Chili supper, all the trimmings and beverage included in registration fee of $15


More Details call:

Bev Finch (870-613-3045)

Sue Augustus (870-307-5305)


          The Lyon College Convocations Committee will present Scott W. Johnson at the 2014-15 Patterson Lecture from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Feb. 12 in Nucor Auditorium in the Lyon Building. Johnson's presentation is "Rathergate Ten Years After." The lecture is free and open to the public.

          Johnson is a Minneapolis, Minn. attorney.  He practiced law for 35 years as an associate and partner at the Faegre & Benson law firm and as corporate counsel in the law departments of two Minnesota-based companies.



Contact:  Susan Shawver at 870-613-6000 

The Master Gardeners and the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension service will conduct basic horticulture training classes over a period of five weeks, beginning March 5, 2015. 

Fee for the classes is $50, and applications can be obtained from the Independence County Cooperative Extension Service office, 1770 Myers Street, Batesville, 8 to 4:30, Monday - Friday.  The application deadline is February 9.

For more information, contact the Independence County Extension office at 870-793-8840.



 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.