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Cabot, Lonoke County, AR

Executive Summary

With its convenient location in Central Arkansas, the City of Cabot is just 30 minutes away from the State’s Capital. This provides the community with access to all of the resources in a major metropolitan area while retaining the charm of a small town. Cabot is the largest city in Lonoke County, Arkansas, and has a 2021 census population of 26,559 ranking it as the state's 19th largest city. Steeped in history, the City strategically balances the revitalization of our historic downtown with the innovation of technology for the future. A thriving business community, exceptional school district, vibrant quality of life and a progressive city leadership continues to make Cabot one of the fastest-growing areas in Arkansas. With this growth, the City has been proactive in cultivating residential areas, developing commercial sites, and investing in community development. This economic impact has made the City of Cabot competitive in expanding existing companies and attracting new businesses. Make Cabot your home for your business and your family!


City of Cabot : 07/2021

Transportation Infrastructure

Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport

Serving 2.2 million passengers annually with eight airlines, the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport has 57 daily departures to 15 different cities. From there, you can reach major cities across the globe. The airport is home to manufacturer Dassault Falcon Jet, their largest operations in the world. In addition, two FBO's are located at the airport: TacAir and Lynx. The airport is designated as a U.S. Customs Point of Entry.

Future I-57

Currently, I-57 stretches north to south from Chicago, Illinois to Sikeston, Missouri. The state of Arkansas is developing the over 120-mile-long U.S. 67/167 to interstate standards. Upon completion it will be officially added to the federal interstate system as I-57.


I-40 (North Carolina to California), the third longest major east-west Interstate Highway.

The Metropolitan area is connected and served by I-40, I-30, I-430, I-440, I-530, I-630 and five U.S. and 22 state highways.

US Hwy 167

US Hwy 67

AR 5

AR 89

AR 321

Union Pacific

McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System

Located in the Little Rock Metropolitan area, the 448-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System runs from the Mississippi River northwest to 15 miles east of Tulsa.

Port of Little Rock

Adjacent to I-440, connecting to I-30 and I-40, the Port of Little Rock is on the 448-mile McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, which runs from the Mississippi River northwest to 15 miles east of Tulsa.


City of Cabot : 07/2021

Cost of Living Index

  • County : 91.0

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Cabot Sales Tax

State of Arkansas 6.50% County 1.00% City 2.00% Total Sales Tax 9.5%

Cabot Sales Tax on Food

State of Arkansas .125% City 1.5% Total Sales Tax 1.625%

Manufacturing Utility Rate

State of Arkansas .625% County 1.00% City 2.00% Total Sales Tax 3.625%

State Franchise Tax:

The Arkansas Franchise Tax is an annual tax imposed on Arkansas corporations for the grant of charter privileges and on non-Arkansas corporations for the privilege of doing business in Arkansas

State Corporate Income Tax

1.0% - 6.5%:

Unemployment Insurance Rate


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Mayor/Council City Government

Cabot is governed by a Mayor and eight City Council members, two representing each ward. The Mayor serves a four-year term and is elected at the same time as the Governor. The Council serves two year terms. The Mayor oversees city departments. The City Attorney and City Clerk-Treasurer are also elected and serve four year terms. The District Court Judge is elected and serves a six year term.


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Cabot Parks and Recreation

It is the continuing mission of the Cabot Parks and Recreation Commission to acquire new resources, develop innovative recreational facilities, maintain exemplary parks, and facilitate programs that effectively contribute to the quality of life of all citizens. The Parks and Rec Department oversees the Cabot Aquatic Park, Veteran Park Community Center, Veteran Park Event Center, two (2) Cabot Sportplex facilities, Veteran's Monument and four (4) City Parks

Cabot Art Walk

Cabot is home to the Cabot Art Walk hosted by the Cabot Foundation for Arts & Culture. It is located in old downtown Cabot and is home to Arkansas’s newest arts and entertainment district. The Cabot Art Walk has 6 large photo-friendly murals and over 20 mini-murals that are painted annually by local artists, all of which are walkable.

Camp Nelson Confederate Cemetery

The town is home to a historic cemetery that, according to local Civil War buffs, is one of a small number of all-Confederate cemeteries in the state. While camped near Old Austin in 1862, a large group of Texas and Arkansas Confederate soldiers were overcome by an epidemic of typhoid and black measles, causing the deaths of around 1,500 soldiers. In 1907, the remains were moved to Camp Nelson Confederate Cemetery which is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Cabot Aquatic Centers

Cabot Parks and Recreation is proud to offer two aquatic facilities to the community. Two indoor pools are located at the Veterans Park Community Center located at 508 North Lincoln, Cabot, Arkansas 72023 and our newest aquatic location is the Cabot Aquatic Park located at 1245 Bill Foster Memorial Highway, Cabot, Arkansas 72023, which has three seasonal outdoor pools.


City of Cabot : 07/2021

Additional Information

Cabot Public Schools is the 7th largest district in the state of Arkansas and encompasses much of northwest Lonoke County. This includes the cities of Cabot, Austin, and Ward. Outstanding test scores, first class faculty and state-of-the-art facilities are some of the reasons why so many families are eager to join the district each year. The district is comprised of nine elementary (K-4), two nationally recognized Diamond Middle Schools (5-6), two junior high schools (7-8) a freshman academy (9), high school (10-12), as well as an award-winning conversion charter school (7-12).

For further information about Cabot Public Schools, or to take a tour, please visit online at or call the Central Administrative Office at (501)-843-3363


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