Bella Vista, Arkansas Facts:
- County: Benton
- Coverage Area (Total): 66.4 sq. miles
- Elevation: 1,033 ft.
- Population: 25,250
- Cities/Towns covered in local Names and Numbers Phone Book: Bella Vista, Bentonville
Bella Vista was first established in 1965, but incorporated in 2006 and formed a municipality; it was the largest unincorporated community in the state of Arkansas prior to that time. The area was originally known as a retirement community, but has experienced recent growth with an influx of young couples and families. Bella Vista's seven lakes – Lake Ann, Lake Windsor, Loch Lomond, Lake Avalon, Lake Brittany, Lake Norwood, and Lake Rayburn – serve its residents with great sporting and fishing activities.
Bella Vista maintains a variety of attractions including:
- Bella Vista Golf Courses
- Bella Vista Library
- Bella Vista Village Lakes
- Mildred B. Cooper Memorial Chapel
- Veterans Wall of Honor