A place for people and business to grow

Clarksville and the surrounding communities are located in Northwest Arkansas alongside Interstate 40, the nation’s east-west corridor, and is the gateway to the Ozark National Forest. A home for outdoor adventurers, the landscape is abundantly filled with hills, forestland, scenic streams, rivers, and lakes.

The knowledgeable staff for the Clarksville Regional Economic Development Organization is co-located with the Clarksville-Johnson County Chamber of Commerce; two organizations under one roof.

For information about launching or expanding a business in Clarksville and Johnson County, contact our guides at the Chamber at (479) 754-2340 or .


Clarksville now houses Arkansas’s third largest Solar Power Plant.

Clarksville Connected Utilities partnered with Scenic Hill Solar to build Arkansas’s largest solar power plant that provides power for a municipal utility. Now online, the 6.5 Megawatt DC (5 MW AC) solar power plant is Arkansas’s 3rd-largest solar power plant…

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How We Can Help

Financing your Business

If you need assistance with approaching a bank for financing, finding a bank that will fit the needs of your project, or filling a gap in your finances (such as being short with owner equity), contact us to be connected to financing that will partner with you and your bank to get a deal done. The result of our connections increase employment opportunities for our citizens and purchasing from local businesses. We know where the finance resources are to accelerate your business plan.

Technical Assistance

There are many technical resources, tax credits, and avenues for financial assistance available in Arkansas. While there are plenty of options, the most effective opportunities can be difficult to navigate, and to discover which program fits your business needs. The Clarksville Economic Development staff will show you which connections make sense for your business. Our knowledgeable staff understands the ins and outs of the resources available today. Whether you are interested in learning about resources for workforce training, relocation assistance, business planning, agricultural loans, or expanding business incentives, we can help.

Selling to the Government

Government agencies buy billions of dollars’ worth of goods and services from small businesses every year. This rewarding market is unique, and no cost consulting assistance to your enterprise from credentialed experts in government contracting is available to Johnson County businesses. These experts will show you how to prepare your business to be competitive in the government marketplace.