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Quick Facts
  • Population as of 2010 Census:  12,943 (was 12,152 in 2000) 
  • Current Sales Tax:  City of Harrison (temp)- 1.25%
                                         Boone County-  1.25%
                                               Arkansas-   6.5%
                                                       Total  9%

 To see how Harrison compares to the rest of cities in Arkansas,
see July edition of City & Town, page 53 on
this link:   
State Sales Tax Map

  • Chosen as one of the 100 best small towns in America.
  • Land Area (Sq Miles):  10.2
  • Elevation is 1,359 above sea level.
  • Harrison School System has (4) Elementary schools (Skyline Heights, Forest Heights, Eagle Heights, Woodland Heights), (1) Middle School, (1) Jr High School, and (1) Sr High School.  Harrison is also home of North Arkansas Community College.
  • Harrison is the Boone County seat.
  • Access to five major lakes:  Bull Shoals. Norfork, Table Rock, Beaver and Taneycomo.
  • Harrison received its Charter in 1878.
  • Famous flood happened on May 7, 1961.
  • The City of Harrison was named after General M. LaRue Harrison, a surveyor that laid out the city along Crooked Creek at Stifler Springs.

 

 

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