Introduction to Blytheville, Arkansas
Blytheville, Arkansas, in Mississippi county, is 44 miles E of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center) and 54 miles N of Memphis, Tennessee. It is in the Mississippi County. This city has a population of about 18,272.
The city of Blytheville was founded in the year 1879. Methodist clergyman Henry T. Blythe was responsible for the city's stablishment. The city grew fast because of the abundance of trees in the area. Blytheville was incorporated in the year 1889.
Blytheville and nearby Attractions
- Town North Shopping Center
- Mississippi County Fairgrounds
- Blytheville Public Library
- Walker Park
- Blytheville First Assembly of God Church
Things To Do In Blytheville
While in the city of Blytheville, one can visit the many churches such as the Blytheville First Assembly of God Church, Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, and Trinity Baptist Church. Tourists can shop at the Colony Square Shopping Center, Town North Shopping Center, and Blytheville Plaza Shopping Center. One can also visit the Mississippi County Fairgrounds, Blytheville Public Library, and the Cherrytree Plaza. Tourists can enjoy strolls in Walker Park and Little Park.
Millington Municipal Airport is the nearest airport to Blytheville city.
Blytheville Higher Education
The higher education institutes in Blytheville are Blytheville Academy of Cosmetology and the Mississippi County Community College. There are several other higher education institutes near the city including The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, University of Memphis, and Southwest Tennessee Community College-Union campus.