Introduction to Malvern, Arkansas
The area was named after Malvern Hill, which is in Virginia. The Cairo and Fulton Railroad officials founded the city in 1870. On October 15, 1878, it was made the county seat of Hot Spring County. In 1874, Joseph Reynolds built the Hot Springs Railroad which substantially increased the volume of passengers to Hot Springs. However, this decreased considerably after Little Rock was connected to Hot Springs by railroad.
Malvern and nearby Attractions
- Gann Museum of Saline County
- Hot Spring County Museum
- Mid - America Science Museum
- Hot Springs National Park
Things To Do In Malvern
You can visit the Historic Arkansas Museum, the Art and Science Center for South East Arkansas, and Bathhouse Row while in the city. It is also worth visiting the Mid Arkansas Regional Library and the Malvern Shopping Center. There are many churches in the city such as the Malvern Seventh Day Adventist Church, Baptist Temple of Malvern, and Malvern Church of the Nazarene.
The Memorial Field Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Malvern Higher Education
Ouachita Technical College, Henderson State University, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, and several other colleges and universities offer higher educational opportunities.