Get to Know Forrest City, AR

Forrest City, known as the Jewel of the Delta, is located on the western slopes of Crowley’s Ridge, and it is a popular stop for Interstate 40 travelers seeking recreation, historic sites and accommodations.

The St. Francis County Museum, in the downtown area, is filled with memorabilia from the past, including pre-historic artifacts found in the area. Forrest City offers a sports complex, convention facilities and accommodations.

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EACC Fine Arts Center

Located on the main campus of East Arkansas Community College, this 33,000 sq. foot Class A facility houses an 1,100 seat Auditorium with a Banquet Hall, a 2,900 sq. foot stage, a Black Box Theatre, and an Art Gallery. Click below for more information about the arts center and upcoming events.

Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce

Visit this site for Economic Development information including demographics, labor force stats and taxation. Also check out their Relocation/Tourism section for information on area banks, churches, civic clubs and healthcare systems.

Village Creek State Park

This beautiful state park is located atop Crowley’s Ridge just 13 miles north of Forrest City on Highway 284. Camping areas, cabins, hiking trails, picnic areas & pavilions, fishing lakes, playground, tennis courts and a friendly visitor center are just a taste of what is available for outdoor fun and relaxation that can be found there. Throughout the year Park Rangers provide many educational programs, guided hiking tours and fun events for all ages.

East Arkansas Community College

EACC is a full-service community college that serves St. Francis, Lee, Cross, Monroe and Woodruff counties. The faculty and staff is committed to providing students of all ages and stages of life access to high quality and affordable academic, technical and non-credit education. The 88-acre campus of East Arkansas Community College is located atop scenic Crowley’s Ridge just off Highway 284 within the city limits of Forrest City.