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Overview

Introduction to Springdale, Arkansas

Springdale, Arkansas, in Washington county, is 8 miles N of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center) and 104 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The city is considered part of the Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers metropolitan area.

Springdale History

Springdale was originally inhabited by Native American tribes. The Osage Indians used the area for seasonal hunting in the late 18th century. It was first settled by the whites in the 1830s. The Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church was the area's first church, and it was established in 1843. The area was also named Shiloh. The first post office was established in 1872, and the area was renamed to Springdale because another Shiloh existed in Arkansas. The city was incorporated on April 1, 1878.

Springdale and nearby Attractions

  • Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
  • Arkansas Air Museum
  • Rogers Historical Museum
  • Pea Ridge National Military Park
  • Beaver Lake State Park
  • Eureka Springs Gardens

Things To Do In Springdale

Springdale has several parks and open spaces including Shiloh Memorial Park, Bobby Hopper Park, and Murphy Park. You can also visit the Shiloh Historic District. The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History and the Springdale Branch Library will enable you to discover some of the area's history. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Sunset Square Shopping Center, Plaza Shopping Center, and Elmdale Shopping Center.

Springdale Transportation

You can reach Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport within several minutes.

Springdale Higher Education

Northwest Arkansas Community College and the University of Arkansas-Main Campus are the nearest college and university.

People

Total Population 75,088
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 8.5%
Employed Population 16+ 32,965
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 52.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.8%
Median Earnings25+ $28,063
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,898
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,079

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,170
% Above Poverty Level 76.7%
% Below Poverty Level 23.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.5%
Median Gross Rent $686
Median House Value $135,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 55.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.7%
Irish 6.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Springdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles N of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Washington
Metro Area Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers
Standard Zip Codes 72762, 72764
P.O. Box Zip Codes 72765, 72766
Phone Area Codes 479
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.186
Longitude -94.128

Springdale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FAYETTEVILLE EXP STN
Distance 6.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station BENTONVILLE 4 S
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 44 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station GRAVETTE
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 46 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 93 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bethel Heights 2,776 $49,464
Cave Springs 2,475 $79,375
Elm Springs 2,136 $76,964
Johnson 3,552 $71,830
Lowell 8,011 $58,788
Tontitown 2,625 $80,417

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Springdale Hospitals

NW MEDICAL CTR WASHINGTON COUNTY
(Proprietary)
609 WEST MAPLE AVENUE
(479) 751-5711
Emergency Service: Yes

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SPRINGDALE HIGH SCHOOL
1103 W. EMMA AVE.
479-750-8832
Serves 2,660 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.2

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