The Quality of Life in TexArkana

Texarkana is A Great Place to Live

Texarkana is more than a great place to do business, it’s a great place to call home. Our residents enjoy affordable housing, safe neighborhoods, high-quality health care and excellent schools. Interested in the latest events around town? Be sure to check out to see what’s going on in Texarkana.
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Average Commute Time

18 minutes

Small-Town Charm. Big-City Amenities.

Our scenic landscape is a natural match for outdoor recreation, and our historic downtown offers an array of shopping, dining and entertainment options—all without the hassle of big-city traffic jams.

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Higher Education in Texarkana

With two community colleges, a four-year public university and a state medical school, the Texarkana region is well prepared to respond to the training needs of today’s employers—and tomorrow’s. Together, these educational institutions award more than 2,700 degrees and certificates annually, with an enrollment of nearly 10,000 providing a pipeline of possibilities.

K Through 12 Education in Texarkana

Arkansas Public School

Texarkana Arkansas School District
3435 Jefferson Ave.
Texarkana, AR 71854
(870) 772-3371

Arkansas Private Schools

Trinity Christian School
3107 Trinity Blvd.
Texarkana, AR 71854
(870) 779-1009

Veritas Academy
2101 E. 50th St.
Texarkana, AR 71854
(870) 772-0646

Texas Public Schools

Leary Independent School District
9500 West New Boston Rd.
Hooks, TX 75561
(903) 838-8960

Liberty-Eylau Independent School District
2901 Leopard Dr.
Texarkana, TX 75501
(903) 832-1535

Pleasant Grove Independent School District
8500 North Kings Hwy.
Texarkana, TX 75503
(903) 831-4086

Red Lick Independent School District
3511 North FM 2148
Texarkana, TX 75503
(903) 838-8230

Redwater Independent School District
202 Red River Road North
Redwater, TX 75573
(903) 671-3481

Texarkana Texas Independent School District
4241 Summerhill Road
Texarkana, TX 75503
(903) 794-3651

Texas Private School

St. James Day School
5501 N. State Line Ave.
Texarkana, TX 75503
(903) 793-5554





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Arts & Entertainment in Texarkana


Located in the heart of our historic downtown, the landmark Perot Theatre hosts a variety of live musical and dance productions year-round.


Located in the heart of our historic downtown, the landmark Perot Theatre hosts a variety of live musical and dance productions year-round.


A masterpiece of early-twentieth-century architecture, the Regional Arts Center offers year-round exhibits, a gift shop and rental space for meetings and events.


Now in its second decade, the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is a fully professional symphony orchestra, dedicated to bringing great symphonic music to the Texarkana area. Performing primarily in the beautiful Perot Theatre, TSO presents a series of classical masterworks, symphonic pops, chamber music and educational concerts throughout its September to May season.


Texarkana Repertory Company, Inc. (Tex*Rep) performs a full season of shows each year, with past productions including Legally Blonde, Grease, Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid and Young Frankenstein.

Dining & Nightlife in Texarkana

Looking for a great place to grab a bite? Texarkana has an array of delicious, locally owned eateries and national chain restaurants that are sure to tempt your appetite. From freshly rolled sushi to fire-grilled steaks, our eclectic dining scene offers something for everyone.

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