Clayton Wells
Sometimes called the “City with a Heart,” this hub of Saline County is a fast-growing, close-knit community that can’t stop winning people over.

Located in the geographic center of the state on Interstate 30, just minutes from Little Rock, this city boasts a small-town atmosphere with a big-town population.

Its prime location means a convenient commute into Little Rock or Hot Springs, although Benton has an attractive business climate for its more than 30,000 residents.

Benton offers an array of housing options for young professionals, families and retirees. One of the area’s more prominent subdivisions, Hurricane Lake Estates, offers residents a quiet and relatively private subdivision with sprawling lakefront lots.

The area's growth has lured hip, new businesses like Valhalla Restaurant & Axe Throwing to set up shop alongside old favorites like Dale’s Donut Shop and Eat My Catfish—all spots you won’t want to miss in Benton

Aquatic Adventures

Benton Parks & Recreation Department

Benton's Aquatic Center boasts an eight-lane competition pool outfitted with a climbing wall, diving board, water polo goals and basketball goals. The leisure pool was built with kids in mind. It features a child's play area that includes an umbrella water feature and slides.

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