Jefferson County has a population of 67,260 and the county seat is Pine Bluff. The county boasts state-of-the art roads, rail, barge port with a designated Foreign Trade Zone, two established industrial parks, regional airport, four-year university, and a two-year college. Enticing local and state incentives are offered.
The Pine Bluff Regional Airport is jet capable with a 6,000 ft. lighted, asphalt runway with ILS and available charter services. For commercial airport needs, Jefferson County is only 42 miles south, or less than one hour away from, Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport located in Little Rock, the state’s capital city. Situated within a network of highways and roads, the largest being I-530 that connects the county with Little Rock, Jefferson County offers a multimodal logistics infrastructure ideal for businesses needing to connect easily within the region and around the world.
The county hosts a diverse industrial base. Employers range from agricultural product value-add to machinery manufacturers and includes scientific research labs. The county is also a leading producer of cotton, soybeans, rice, poultry, and timber.
Jefferson County is the trade, entertainment, recreation, and healthcare center for Southeast Arkansas. Recently, there have been several new development projects. Construction is complete for the new Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Library located in downtown Pine Bluff. The new Saracen Casino & Resort is open, and construction on the hotel will begin this year.The newly built Pine Bluff Aquatics Center is open, and construction is underway on the downtown Pine Bluff streetscape project.
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Lots of exciting things are happening in Pine Bluff and Jefferson County that are increasing revenues. Beautiful new subdivisions are in development in Pine Bluff and White Hall. New franchise restaurants such as Colton's Steakhouse and Dairy Queen have opened in White Hall. We invite you to visit our community for yourself and experience the exciting things happening here.
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|CITY OF PINE BLUFF - 'HAMBURGER TAX' RECEIPTS
(3% Hotel/Motel & 2% ResTaurant Sales Tax)
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*Value as reported by contractor; value totals include other categories, including remodeling, repairs and additions.
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Other: Area Agency on Aging of SE Ark; SE Ark. Behavioral Health-care System; Select Specialties Hospital; South Central Center on Aging; ambulance services; hospice care; 911 service
Active chapters of national and international civic organizations are a vital part of community life and include Kiwanis, Jaycees, Lions Club, Rotary International, and Toastmasters.