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Fayetteville Featured as a Top Retirement Destination & Terrific Town for History Lovers

Fayetteville, Arkansas, has been selected by Where to Retire as a top retirement destination, and will be profiled in the feature story “8 Terrific Towns for History Lovers” in its March/April edition.  Where to Retire is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and is the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions.  The eight terrific towns for history lovers are: Vicksburg, MS; Fayetteville, AR; Chattanooga, TN; Savannah, GA; Charleston, SC; Lexington, VA; Fredericksburg, VA; Hagerstown, MD.

Where to Retire editor Mary Lu Abbott said the rich American history of these towns lure retirees who have a passion to explore the past. She added, “Most of the fighting during the Civil War took place across the Dixie, where you’ll also find some of the nation’s best retirement towns, including Fayetteville. Each town offers a unique perspective of the Civil War and ample opportunities for history buffs to share their knowledge as volunteers or continue their own studies of the war.”

2011 Top 100 Places to Live
RelocateAmerica has published its "Top100 Places to Live" report in its 14th annual listing of the top communities in the United States. Fayetteville is in the overall Top100 and is in the final running to be recognized as a Top10 overall community.  The Top10 designation will be based on input from communities.

USA's greenest cities? You might be surprised
USA Today - August 5, 2010

7 Unexpectedly Green Cities
By:  Barbara Fenig
The Huntington Post - August 4, 2010 

Top College Sports Towns
By:  Monte Burke - March 5, 2010
Fayetteville, Arkansas and the University of Arkansas are ranked #7 for 2010

The Best Places For Business And Careers by
Fayetteville, Arkansas ranked #15 for 2010

The Pros of Planting Startups in Smaller Cities
BusinessWeek Magazine - March 27, 2009
BusinessWeek Magazine has named Fayetteville as the best city in Arkansas for starting a new business. Based on 11 factors such as affordability, availability of talent, existence of a thriving business community, and quality of life, the study identified the top city under 200,000 in each state where high-growth companies could thrive.