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Eureka Springs is a city in Carroll County.

The latitude of Eureka Springs is 36.401N. The longitude is -93.737W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,260 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,308.


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Median household income
Local
$25,547
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Eureka Springs demographic reports
Eureka Springs is on Leatherwood Creek, near the Missouri border.
Developed as a health resort
Ranked No. 2 in the state, June 2001, in the ePodunk Historic Small Towns Index
Local foods: catfish
Filming location for:
· 2005 movie, "Elizabethtown"
Well-known residents have included:
· Carry Nation, temperance advocate
Local festivals include:
  • Ozark Mountain Gospel Festival - Sept. 8-10, 2007
  • Eureka Springs Blues Festival - May 31-June 3, 2007
  • Bluegrass Festival - Aug. 23-26, 2007
  • Celtic Festival - Jan. 18-21, 2007
  • Fat Tire Festival - July 13-15, 2007
  • Big Time Festival - Sept. 14, 2007
  • Feat Fest Parade - Sept. 15, 2007
  • Ozark Folk Festival - Oct. 10-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Eureka Springs web sites and events links in the sections below.
Eureka Springs attractions: Eureka Springs Gardens, Onyx Cave, Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway
Historic sites and museums: Gallery Mint Museum, Eureka Springs Historial Museum, Castle and Museum at Inspiration Point, Quigley's Castle, Eureka Springs Historical Museum, Hammond Museum of Bells, Abundant Memories Heritage Village

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Ancestry & family history

21% of Eureka Springs residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Eureka Springs ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Eureka Springs was $18,439, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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28% of Eureka Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Eureka Springs include Eureka Springs Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Eureka Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $347.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $661.


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Libraries in Eureka Springs include Eureka Springs Carnegie Library ... View libraries

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TV stations in Eureka Springs include KWFT.

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Carroll County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Eureka Springs political report.

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The average commute time for Eureka Springs workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Eureka Springs include Basin Park Hotel, Best Western, Best Western Inn of the Ozarks, Budget Host Inn, Comfort Inn Eureka Springs, Crescent Hotel, Days Inn Eureka Springs, Holiday Inn Express, Howard Johnson Express Inn, Rodeway Inn ... More hotels.

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