Introduction to Bentonville, Arkansas
Bentonville, Arkansas, in Benton county, is 21 miles N of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center) and 100 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The city is located in the Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers metropolitan area. About 19,730 people live in Bentonville.
Bentonville is the county seat of Benton County, which was founded on September 30, 1836. With the establishment of Wal-Mart, the country's largest company, the city's Jewish community became significant, and the city's population increased significantly. Bentonville is home to the headquarters of Wal-Mart and is the 11th largest city in the state.
Bentonville and nearby Attractions
- Bentonville Public Library
- Peel Mansion & Historical Gardens
- First Baptist Church of Bentonville
- Benton County Fairgrounds
- Midtown Shopping Center
Things To Do In Bentonville
The city of Bentonville is home to popular tourist attractions such as Peel Mansion and Historical Gardens and Wal-Mart. Tourists can visit the First Baptist Church of Bentonville and Haven of Rest Tabernacle. Shopping can be enjoyed at Dillon Shopping Center and Midtown Shopping Center. Tourists can also visit the Bentonville Public Library for reading and research. One can also enjoy their leisure time at the several parks in Bentonville including Benton County Fairgrounds, Park Spring Park, and Ford Park.
Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport is the nearest air transportation facility to Bentonville.
Bentonville Higher Education
The higher education institutes in Bentonville are the Arkansas School of Real Estate and Northwest Arkansas Community College. There are other institutes of higher education that can be attended by Bentonville residents including Missouri Southern State College, University of Arkansas main campus, and Northeastern State University.