• El Dorado and Union County have evolved from an oil town into an area rich in southern charm and history. Explore our website to learn more about what makes us unique.

    • Living in El Dorado means knowing your neighbors' names and faces. It means your children will go to college, thanks to the El Dorado Promise. And it means you'll be part of a community that is continually working to create an even better place to live.

    • From healthcare to energy to education to professional services, El Dorado and Union County offer an opportunity to everyone.

    • Whether you're looking for something good to eat or something fun to do, El Dorado has it all. From our nationally-recognized Downtown to the variety of family and cultural activities, you don't have to look hard to find something entertaining.

    • There is always something to do in El Dorado and Union County. Check out our Community Calendar and start planning your week!

    Starting a Business in Arkansas May 26 This seminar prepares you for the intensive business planning process.
    Blood Drive at CB&I May 26 There will be free snacks, drinks and t-shirt given to each donor.
    South Arkansas Networking Luncheon Sponsored by Agape House Children's Home May 26 Join us for food, fun and networking each person will have the opportunity to introduce themselves.
    Blood Drive at Martin Operating May 28 There will be free snacks, drinks and t-shirt given to each donor.  

    Voted as having America's Best Downtown in 2009, El Dorado is an area rich in southern charm and history. In 2012, El Dorado earned two City of Distinction Awards, and MusicFest was named the 2014 Arkansas Festival of the Year for the sixth time. Winner of the 2014 Arkansas Business City of Distinction, others are noticing El Dorado; come visit and learn why!

    The El Dorado Promise
    Is a unique scholarship program that provides graduates of El Dorado High School a tuition scholarship that can be used at any accredited Arkansas public university or community college or any accredited private or out-of-state university. 

    Insider's Guide
    Spring 2015
    Spring's much-anticipated arrival in El Dorado brings the start of festival season, with one event after another filling the Insider's Guide calendar. Honoring one of the year's marquee events, the Southern Food & Wine Festival, this issue is all about food, with peeks inside the kitchens, restaurants, recipe books & farmsteads that makes El Dorado delicious & interesting. Plus, get an insider's tour of The Granite Club, setting of festive table with local merchants & our take on fun places for family entertainment. 


    SAAP Meeting

    Thursday, May 14, 2015

    Come join the South Arkansas Administrative Professionals for networking and a round table discussion on the organization and our future direction. Lunch sponsored by Lion Oil. Please RSVP by Monday, May 11th. 


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