Founded in 1818, Van Buren is one of the oldest cities in Arkansas. Van Buren has 22,790 residents with a total of 61,944 in Crawford County. From its quaint Main Street to its scenic train rides, Van Buren is filled with history and heritage. Located on Arkansas' Antique Trail, Main Street Van Buren is lined with charming antique shops and novelty stores.
Summit Medical Center serves the areas of Western Arkansas and Eastern, Oklahoma. This area has ample recreational areas. State Parks and national forests are not far away. Nearby communities include Fort Smith and Fayetteville, Arkansas. Shopping, good schools, and a variety of cultural and recreational activities are available.
Major employers in the area include Tyson Foods, Simmons, Allen Canning Company, Bekaert Steel and Wire, Therma-Tru and USA Truck.