Gassville, Arkansas
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Gassville, Arkansas
 |  Area Lake Levels:  Bull Shoals Lake  |  Lake Norfork 

Gassville is on a high, fertile plain in the Ozark Mountains of north central Arkansas. Gassville is ideally located near the world-famous White River, The Buffalo National River, Bull Shoals Lake and Norfork Lake. Gassville is a growing community of 2,078 residents (2010 U.S. Census).

Gassville has a 2,000 volume public library (branch of the Baxter County Library), public park, grocery store, convenience stores, churches, banks, restaurants, retail shops, motel, service businesses and manufacturers.

Gassville, Arkansas

Located between the larger cities of Mountain Home and Harrison, U.S. Highway 62/412 is the main thoroughfare through Gassville and it provides easy access for commuters and visitors.

The nearest interstate highways are Interstate 44 in Missouri (80 miles north) and Interstate 40 (120 miles south).

Where Does Gassville Get its Name?

The town's unique name is credited to one of the area's early settlers. According to area historians, a post office was established in the town in 1878 with P. A. Cox as the postmaster. Mr. Cox was an incessant talker and was referred to by others as a "gasser" which eventually led to the town's name. To date, the town is the only Gassville in the United States. The town was formally incorporated in 1903. (information courtesy of The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture -

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