Overview of Bryant
Hailed as a place "Where people come together," Bryant, Ark., is a great place to live. The city was ranked No. 86 on CNN/Money's 2009 list of America's Best Small Towns because of its traditional, all-American vibe. Bryant's 17,000 residents take pride in the accomplishments and enjoy coming together to support local high school sports teams. Search for Bryant apartments for rent and find one of Arkansas' most wholesome cities.
Living in Bryant, AR
Saline County was first settled in 1815 when William Lockhart staked a claim on the land south of Little Rock. More pioneers were drawn to the area's rolling hills and suitable climate for agriculture and salt production. The city of Bryant was incorporated in 1892 and today is one of the fastest-growing towns in Arkansas. Located just 20 miles south of Little Rock, Bryant features a vibrant business community and many opportunities for shopping, sports and education for local families.
Residents enjoy the beautiful Arkansas landscape and year-round mild climate, which come together to promote outdoor exploration and recreational activities. Businessweek voted Bryant one of the country's Most Affordable Suburbs in 2010, as the city's cost of living index of 85.4 is well below the United States average. Families live in Bryant apartments to take advantage of this small-town community with big-city advantages.
Bryant Attractions and Special Events
The Bryant Fall Fest is one of the city's signature festivals. With events including a pancake breakfast, parade, fishing derby, duct tape boat races, a baby crawl contest, hula hoop contest, fireworks and live performances, the festival has something to offer to residents of all ages. The Taste of Bryant is another favorite event that invites residents to enjoy a food tasting from over 30 local restaurants. The festival is themed every year to help make each event a unique, memorable experience for attendees.
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