The City of Gravette

The Heart of Hometown America

Community is key! Gravette strives to be known in Northwest Arkansas as a place that is uniquely independent and exceptionally family friendly. Through master planning initiatives, creative partnerships, and professional management of resources, Gravette seeks to be a model community.

Gravette is a City of the First Class with an estimated population of over 4,000 and a land mass of nearly 14-square miles. Gravette is located in the northwest corner of Benton County. Gravette is conveniently located within 15 minutes of most major cities and employers in Northwest Arkansas.

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TRANSPORTATION

CONVENIENT ACCESS TO HIGHWAYS AND INTERSTATE AND THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATIONAL AIRPORT.

Four state highways wind through Gravette, providing quick and convenient access to the rest of the region and neighboring states of Oklahoma, Missouri, and Kansas. Commuters can be in the nearby cities of Bentonville and Rogers in 10 minutes and in Springdale and Fayetteville in 20 minutes. Highway 549, which is the future Interstate 49, has three exits in Gravette and the corridor will eventually connect Canada to the Gulf Coast. Highway 59, running north and south, extends 138-miles from north of Neosho, Missouri, to Fort Smith, Arkansas. Highway 72, running east and west, spans from eastern Benton County all the way to the Oklahoma/Arkansas border. Highway 279, running north and south, starts near the Missouri/Arkansas border and ends near the Northwest Arkansas National Airport (XNA). Most properties in Gravette are within a few minutes of one of these highways. Learn more about highways on the Arkansas Department of Transportation website.

2019 daily traffic counts in Gravette vary between around 7,000-10,000 in downtown Gravette and between 7,000-8,000 in the Hiwasse area of Gravette. View the interactive daily traffic count map on the Arkansas Department of Transportation website.

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS NATIONAL AIRPORT (XNA)

The Northwest Arkansas National Airport (XNA) is 25 minutes south of Gravette and averages 50 flights a day to nearly 20 destinations throughout the country. Smaller airstrips are located in Gravette and Decatur for private planes.