Randolph County is a beautiful, productive, friendly community where the Delta meets the Ozarks. Also, the only county in the state of Arkansas that can boast of having five rivers!
Pocahontas offers more than 2,000 acres of industrial sites and a 140 acre Industrial Park. The community offers a combination of resources, available trained labor, and plant sites, all of which combine to make this an ideal place for business and industry to locate.
The Randolph County educational system is well-equipped to meet the training needs of industrial prospects. Black River Technical College, a comprehensive two-year college, offers a wide variety of technical and collegiate transfer courses. Williams Baptist University, a four-year private liberal arts college is located in Walnut Ridge, approximately a 15-minute drive from Pocahontas. Arkansas State University, a four-year state-supported school, is 42 miles away in Jonesboro.
Randolph County boasts a low building cost of approximately $100 a square foot for both residential and commercial properties. A competitive tax structure offers a 6.50 percent state sales tax, with the corporate income tax falling between one and six percent. Randolph County has one of the lowest property tax rates in the nation. The Pocahontas area is well served by the highway system and xPocahontas Municipal Field, which has a 4,000-foot lighted runway that allows instrumental landing and a high-intensity approach. Single and twin-engine charter services are also available.
Randolph County is truly a sports lover’s paradise, with the best in fishing and canoeing in beautiful unpolluted streams. Davidsonville State Park, about 10 miles from Pocahontas, offers camping, boating, a picnic area, playground, and nature trails. Buck Hollow Ranch allows guided elk hunts, deer hunts, turkey hunts, and fishing. Randolph County is also proven to be an excellent location for duck hunting. Work and play mixed into one amazing community!