Your Journey to…


Your Journey

Van Buren County has been steeped in the rich history of the Ozark foothills since 1833, when it was established in the Arkansas Territory. You can still feel this history moving everywhere around you, as our communities grow and change. The rivers, railroads, and highways weave a tapestry that tell a story of many journeys.  We hope your journey in Van Buren County will lead you on an exciting path of discovery!

Our Communities

Your journey through Van Buren County will take you many places! Start here and explore our Ozark communities and their featured events, unique destinations, beautiful natural attractions, and more.

City of Clinton

Our county seat (pop. 2,500) located directly on Highway 65 along Greers Ferry Lake and the Little Red River.

Fairfield Bay

Mountain Lake Resort Community & Recreation Destination on Greers Ferry Lake.

Town of Damascus

Town of Damascus

Damascus welcomes you as you cross into southern Van Buren County!

City of Shirley

A picturesque, historic railroad town on the Middle Fork of the Little Red River.

& Beyond

Journey to VBC outside of town in our many local attractions.

Featured Stop

The “Three Rivers Trailhead” monolithic sculpture near the Van Buren County Courthouse is one of the area’s historic & artistic treasures. Sculptor Hank Kaminsky depicted the county’s unique heritage in this three-sided monument filled with hidden symbols just waiting to be discovered. Find it on Clinton’s historic Main Street!

Three Rivers Trailhead
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