Meet Russellville, Arkansas
Arkansas Tech University, located in Russellville, Ark., is situated in the heart of the Arkansas River Valley Tri-Peaks region. Nestled between the beautiful Ozark and Ouachita Mountains as well as Lake Dardanelle State Park, Russellville offers small town appeal with city benefits. With a population of almost 25,000, Russellville is only an hour from the capital city.
In Russellville, you will find forest-covered mountains, rivers, and streams that provide ideal conditions for hunting, fishing, water sports, camping and other outdoor sports and activities. You’ll also find arts and cultural events presented by Main Street Russellville and the River Valley Arts Center.
Russellville is home to many nationally recognized retailers including J.C. Penney, Wal-mart, Goody’s, Belk, Hibbett Sports, Hobby Lobby, GNC, Hastings Entertainment, Alco, Lowes, Bath & Body Works, Hallmark, Maurices, Staples, and Payless Shoes. The Historic downtown area also offers a variety of specialty shops. Many local businesses participate in Tech’s Student Government Association Student Discount Program.