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Old 12-19-2017, 11:50 AM
 
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Hello ya'll...

I am a LATE Senior gal - and am contemplating a move from Hot Spgs to Fort Smith. { BOTH ARKANSAS }
Is this a safe town to live in ? AND, what iare the neighborhoods to AVOID ? Please if someone can
educate me of All they know of this town - I'd be deeply thankful.

TKS, Freelancegal[/b]
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Old 12-19-2017, 09:49 PM
 
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Move to Van Buren, instead, just across the river. Much more interesting. That's just my opinion, of course. Or go on up to Mountainburg, if you want a little more space. Pretty little tiny town, and not far at all from Ft. Smith/Van Buren/Alma.

They are both pretty safe, I would say. You can look them both up here on City Data and look at the crime stats. I believe Van Buren will be a little safer than Ft. Smith.
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Old 12-20-2017, 01:44 PM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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I agree with luvvarkansas; Van Buren which is almost the same as Ft Smith is a better town. As for safety, yes, both areas are as safe as you can get almost anywhere.
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Old Yesterday, 10:18 AM
 
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I agree with luvvarkansas; Van Buren which is almost the same as Ft Smith is a better town.
Van Buren is also just more "interesting"...hilly, a neat old downtown with lots of local shops.

Of course, I think Ft. Smith has an old downtown also (I've never been to it), but Ft. Smith is just flat and "bland"....that's the impression I got from it when I was there.

I guess it just depends on whether you prefer hills or flatlands.
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Old Today, 12:01 PM
 
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THANK YOU ALL who replied - I APPRECIATE IT ALOT

I've made Reservations in VanBuren - Which I think may be my new HOME !!

I'm also gonna check out Mountainburg while I am there !

AGAIN, THANKS a Bunch
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