Mountain Home, Arkansas and the Twin Lakes area are nationally recognized for not only being a top notch vacation destination, but also for being an idyllic place to retire and relocate. Publications including the Wall Street Journal, America's 100 Best Places to Retire, Where to Retire and Outdoor Life, all rate Mountain Home at the top. Not only do the ratings show that Mountain Home is a great place to live, but also for businesses to thrive. There are several factors that contribute to making Mountain Home the perfect place to live.
Six Factors that Make Mountain Home Great!
n Mountain Home has a thriving economy and attracts business from seven surrounding counties.
n Mountain Home has a large base of employers from a number of different industries, providing diverse employment opportunities.
n Mountain Home is a national tourist destination, creating many opportunities in the tourism industry.
n Mountain Home enjoys access to cutting edge health care.
n Mountain Home's infrastructure includes expedient transportation and telecommunication services.
n Mountain Home is also home to Arkansas State University-Mountain Home, allowing families access to higher education. Not only does the university offer educational opportunities, but employment as well. One of Mountain Home's largest employers is Baxter Regional Medical Center, which is one of the nation's premier health care providers.
In addition to these two employers, Mountain Home also offers employment through these industries and businesses:
n American Stichco
n Bass Cat Boats
n Baxter Healthcare
n Computer Automation Systems
n Eaton Corporation
n Epoxyon/ Hamilton Scientific
n Full-Boar Manufacturing
n Ranger Boats
n Wapsi Fly
Mountain Home also provides services to support local business with shipping and telecommunications needs. There are five telecommunication choices in Mountain Home: Ritter Communications, Century Link, Suddenlink, Northern Arkansas Telephone Company, and Yelcot. Some of the services provided to Mountain Home residents and businesses include fiber optic networks, high speed Internet and custom calling features.
Utilities in Mountain Home include Sudden Link Communications cable service, Entergy Inc. and North Arkansas Electric Cooperative, Source Gas, water, sewer, trash and recycling services. These services are invaluable to the community of Mountain Home. Another vital function of the utility companies is to head up community development programs.
For more information and help in relocating to Mountain Home, Arkansas, contact the Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce at either (800) 822-3536 or (870) 425-5111.