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Old 10-28-2010, 02:02 PM
 
Location: Omaha Nebraska and dreamland when I am sleeping
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any info on those 2 cities.

do they have stores to shop at and places to eat

and are either worth living in.
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Old 10-28-2010, 02:04 PM
 
Location: Omaha Nebraska and dreamland when I am sleeping
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also where is the nearest movie theatre from Cotter or Gassville
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Old 10-28-2010, 04:35 PM
 
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Well, Cotter has like 900 people, so they don't have a whole lot of stores, restaurants, etc, but it's only about 5 minutes to Flippin and about 15 minutes to Mountain Home, both of which are a little bigger. Cotter does have a couple of restaurants, a gas station, a bunch of little antique shops, normal small town stuff like that.

Gassville is a little larger, but not by much. They are about 10ish minutes from MH, and have a few restaurants (McDonalds, Sonic, A &W, LJS, a Mexican restaurant, a barbeque place, a local fave burger place) and a grocery store, a dollar general, and two gas stations. A few more small antique places.

Mountain Home has the closest movie theater. They actually have two...I used to work at one of them, so I'm a little biased towards it, but they both show most popular movies that are out right now, and some more indie stuff. MH also has several restaurants, a walmart, a tj maxx, a maurices, and stuff like that. It's a small city, but not bad.

I grew up in Cotter, went to school in Cotter, but worked from the time I was 16 til I moved away for college (and when I would come back in the summers and winters) in Mountain Home. It's not a bad commute, and I'm sure utilities aren't crazy in Cotter or anything, although I've never paid them. I think you need to be a little more specific about what "worth living in" means to you. If you want a lot of shopping and dining options, or a big city feel, then you should obviously not move to rural north Arkansas. But they're both good towns.
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Old 10-28-2010, 05:58 PM
 
Location: Omaha Nebraska and dreamland when I am sleeping
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thanks for the info ladybug35

and on the 2 theatres: http://www.carmike.com/showtimes.aspx?fct=5&tid=122 and: http://www.sunvalleycinema.com/


I got friends who lives in Cotter and may visit them sometime.

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Old 10-29-2010, 08:46 AM
 
Location: Whiteville Tennessee
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any info on those 2 cities.

do they have stores to shop at and places to eat

and are either worth living in.
Do you like to fish?
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Old 10-29-2010, 10:38 AM
 
Location: Quapaw Quarter, Little Rock
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or canoe?

it's absolutely beautiful there, I will say that.
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Old 11-07-2010, 02:40 PM
 
Location: Flippin AR
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Do you like to fish?
Cotter is an awesome place to enjoy the White River. We usually stay at a campground on the river between a railroad bridge and the Cotter Bridge. We always take tons of photos and hire a guide to take us trout fishing. Last time I got a trophy-sized rainbow trout and since we always catch-and-release, I got a neat little pin from the guide. It is proudly displayed next to the photo of me and the fish.
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Old 11-27-2012, 04:32 PM
 
Location: Omaha Nebraska and dreamland when I am sleeping
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thanks for the info on both cities

say is Flippin Arkansas near those 2 cities
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Old 12-14-2012, 10:51 AM
 
Location: California gold country
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Yes, Flippin is a few miles west of Cotter, in Marion county.
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