Mountain Home

This southern Ozark Mountain town will exceed all your watersports expectations! Located at the center of the Twin Lakes area and next door to Bull Shoals-White River State Park, Mountain Home, Arkansas was one of the state’s first water resort regions. It is well-known for its long list of outdoor and water activities, and hosts events year-round. Mountain Home is also located near several post-secondary schools, making it the perfect home for adventurous families and young adults.

Sunset over Norfork Lake in Arkansas

Mountain Home Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $172K
Lowest Price $5.4K
Highest Price $275K
Total Listings 4
Avg. Days On Market 44
Avg. Price/SQFT $122

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Living in Mountain Home

Mountain Home is part of the Salem Plateau region in the southern Ozark Mountains of Baxter County, Arkansas. It was incorporated on March 24, 1873 and is now home to about 12,500 people.

Points of Interest

Mountain Home attracts tourists year-round with its natural beauty. There are historic attractions and several outdoor activities, such as golfing and fishing, canoeing, camping, water sports, and hiking.

Some of Mountain Home’s featured establishments include:

  • Twin Lakes Playhouse local live theater
  • Edgewater Resort & Lodge
  • Stonecreek Ranch
  • Teal Point Resort
  • Hummingbird Hideaway Resort
  • Quarry Marina
  • Morning Star Glass Studio & Gift Shop
  • Reel Fish Guide Service

The area also has significant shopping and dining establishments like Riley’s Outfitter, Fred’s Fish House, and Holy Smokes BBQ.


Mountain Home hosts hundreds of festivals every year, attracting visitors from across the Midwest to take part in craft fairs, music festivals and Independence Day events. The Baxter County Fairgrounds in Mountain Home also host lots of annual events, frequently holding gun and knife shows, BBQ competitions, JROTC events and more.

Major Employers

There are significant career opportunities in Mountain Home in the education, healthcare and retail industries. Some of the most notable employers are the Mountain Home School District, Arkansas State University, Baxter Regional Medical Center, Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Walmart Stores Inc, Lowe’s Companies Inc, and Harp’s Food Stores, Inc.


The Mountain Home School District has 7 campuses, and serves just under 4,000 students from kindergarten through 12th grade. Notable for their extensive offering of clubs and activities, Mountain Home School District is a part of the 6A/7A East Athletic Conference for sports, and are best known for their championship cross country team. They also have prominent jazz and marching bands, and are internationally competitive in FIRST (FRC) Robotics.

Mountain Home is also home to a branch of Arkansas State University, which was established in 1995. ASUMH offers a large variety of two-year degrees, as well as other significant career opportunities such as:

  • Technical certificates
  • Certificates of Proficiency
  • Lifelong Learning

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