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Fayetteville Facts and Rankings
Where is Fayetteville?
The City of Fayetteville is located in northwest Arkansas in the heart of Mid-America. Fayetteville is 35 miles from the Arkansas-Missouri border and 25 miles from the Arkansas-Oklahoma border. The city is part of the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area), which is comprised of Washington, Benton, Madison and McDonald counties.
How Fayetteville Ranks
Fayetteville, AR makes the Top Lists
- City of Faytteville was recognized as one of top ten BBQ cities by livability.com
- U of A was recognized as one of 108 elite research universities in the nation
- US News and World Report ranked the University of Arkansas' Sam M Walton College of Business and the School of Law in the top tier of its 2011 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools.
- Top 100 Leading Locationf for 2011--Area Development Magazine
- Best Small Cities for Startups--Business Week
- #13 Best Places to Launch a Small Business Startup--CNN Money
- #2 Best Cities for Recession Recovery--Forbes
- #7 Top College Sports Towns for 2010--Forbes
- #4 Best Places for Business and Careers for 2009--Forbes
- #9 Healthiest Housing Markets for 2009--Builder magazine
- #6 Top College Sports Town for 2009--Forbes
- #7 Best Places to Live, Work and Play for 2008--Kiplinger
- #15 Top 100 Metropolitan Areas in the Nation for Businesses and Careers--Forbes
- #23 Best Performing Metropolitan Areas in Job Creation
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