Location Profile

Fort Smith, Arkansas

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Over 300 beds are at the facility, and they’re one of the main providers of care in the area. For more than 100 years, the hospital has been offering compassionate care to all who walk through their doors. The hospital includes women’s health centers, cancer care center, wound care and more.

Community Overview

Fort Smith is located right on the Arkansas-Oklahoma border and is a town full of Wild West sensibility. A low cost of living, charming historic attractions, and diverse developments have made it a great place to live. The area is close to the Arkansas River with a terrain of rolling hills offering picturesque views. Fort Smith lies on the Arkansas-Oklahoma border and is known as “Where the New South Meets the Old West.” It began its history as a fur trading post and soon became an area popular with the Wild West pioneers. Today Fort Smith looks both backward, celebrating its heritage, and forward, forging an exciting new identity in these modern times. The city has a unique appeal to find in each corner, making it a delight for residents and visitors to explore. Whether you’re browsing the architecture of the Belle Grove Historic District or seeing what downtown has to offer, you’re sure to enjoy the diverse nature of the area. See it by foot, bike, or try one of the local buses that are offered by Fort Smith Transportation.

Learn more about Fort Smith at the official city website and explore the area at the visitor website.

Cost of Living


The Fort Smith School District features 26 schools with plenty of great institutions to meet the academic needs of the community’s students. With 10 elementary schools, 4 junior high schools and 2 high schools, Fort Smith students are prepared for a bright future.

Click here to read more about public schools in Fort Smith.
Click here to read about private schools in Fort Smith.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Fort Smith has emerged as a thriving shopping and entertainment district in the West. Shopping opportunities include high-end stores at the premier mall, local boutiques, artisan shops, and other vendors. The city features historic attractions like the Fort Smith Trolley Museum, where you can ride a restored 1926 electric streetcar or the Park at the West End, which features a 1935 World’s Fair Ferris Wheel, a vintage carousel, restored Pullman car and other historic delights. A new museum dedicated to the U.S. Marshall service, the National U.S. Marshall Museum, will open in September 2019. Families can find plenty of fun in Fort Smith too with the Parrot Island Waterpark, Fort Smith Escape Room, and other kid-friendly attractions. Don’t neglect the arts and culture scene in Fort Smith either by visiting one of the many vibrant murals downtown or taking in a play at the Fort Smith Little Theatre.

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Crime Rate

The crime rate in Fort Smith has dropped recently, and the police department, city leaders, and the community are at work to ensure the trend continues. Fort Smith Police Department also reports that in the latter half of 2017, some areas had crime rates decline as much as 22%. The crime prevention efforts of the Fort Smith Police Department include Crimestoppers and community outreach.

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