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One of Arkansas' fastest growing communities, Greenwood offers a friendly, small-town atmosphere with big-city convenience. Greenwood's 9,000 plus residents enjoy an excellent school system, a strong local business community providing a variety of services, a large number of churches representing most denominations and a wonderful quality of life for relocation or retirement.

Quick Facts


Greenwood is located in western Arkansas 12 miles south of Fort Smith, approximately 15 minutes from I-40.  Situated at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and Arkansas Highway 10, Greenwood is both easily accessible and commuter friendly.

Population Characteristics

Census Info

Year City County
1970 2,032 79,237
1980 3,317 95,172
1990 3,984 99,590
1996 6,219 100,737
2000 7,112 115,071
2010 8,952 125,744
Median Age

Greenwood: 35.9 years

Sebastian County: 33.7 years

Nearest Metropolitan Areas

Fort Smith, AR: 12 miles North
Little Rock, AR: 175 miles East
Tulsa, OK: 159 miles Northwest


Elevation: 525 ft
Average Summer Temperature: 94
Average Winter Temperature: 40
Average Daily Temperature: 64
Average Precipitation: 46.3 inches
Average Growing Season: 220-230 days

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