Mountain Home, Arkansas Facts:
- County: Baxter
- Coverage Area (Total): 10.6 sq. miles
- Elevation: 817 ft.
- Population: 12,448
- Cities/Towns covered in local Names and Numbers Phone Book: Alpena, Arkana, Arkawana,Bear Creek Springs, Bellefonte, Bellville, Bergman, Briarcliff, Bruno, Buffalo City, Bull Shoals, Burlington, Cartney, Clarkridge, Colfax, Comal, Cotter, Cowan, Crawford, Crest, Cricket, Diamond City, Dodd City, Dugger, Eros, Everton, Fawn Park, Flippin, Francis, Gamaliel, Gassville, Georges Creek, Hand Valley, Harmon, Harrison, Hasty, Henderson, Hopewell, Jordan, Keener, Lakeview, Lakeway, Lead Hill, Lick Branch, Little Arkansaw, Lowry, Mallard Point, Midway, Monarch, Monkey Run, Mountain Home, Myrtle, New Hope, Norfork, Norfork Village, Oakland, Old Buffalo, Old Joe, Olvey, Omaha, Peel, Pleasant Ridge, Powell, Prosperity, Pyatt, Rally Hill, Ralph, Rea Valley, Ridgway, Salesville, Self, Snow, South Lead Hill, Summit, Sycamore, Three Brothers, Tracy Ferry, Turkey, Valley Springs, Western Grove, Whiteville, Willis, Wooden Hills, Yellville, Zinc
Mountain Home History
Mountain Home was originally known as "Rapp's Barren" during the 1850s, and was incorporated under its present name in 1888. The town was recently listed in the top 20 cities in the U.S. for sportsmen by Outdoor Life magazine, and ranked 2nd for Best Fishing Towns in America by Field and Stream. It is known as a retirement and resort destination with Big Creek Golf Course recognized by Golf Digest magazine as a "top 10 place to play."
Mountain Home Attractions
Mountain Home maintains a variety of attractions including: