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

City Government & Services

Gassville has a mayor/council form of government with six council members. Four city police officers serve the town full time, assisted by four additional part-time officers. The Gassville Volunteer Fire Department includes a full-time Fire Chief and 21 volunteer firefighters. The town's fire insurance rating is a 5.

City Utilities

Gassville currently uses just over one-half of its water storage capacity of 250,000 gallons. The usage is 135,000 daily. Water rates are based on 2,000 gallons/month minimum usage at $10.18 with declining rates for additional usage, as follows: 

  • 2,001 to 4,000 gallons, $2.83/1,000 gallons
  • 4,001 to 6,000 gallons, $2.25/1,000 gallons
  • 6,001 to 8,000 gallons, $1.99/1,000 gallons
  • 8,001 to 10,000 gallons, $1.94/1,000 gallons
  • above 10,000 gallons, $1.94/1,000 gallons

Gassville has teamed up with its nearby neighbor, Cotter, to provide wastewater treatment service to its residents, and the plant has been recently expanded. The treatment capacity is 500,000 gallons/day, and daily use is 220,000 gallons.

For more Gassville Water and Sewer information, call Wanda Watson, 870-435-6439.

ISO Fire Rating
Gassville has a fire insurance rating of 5 from the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO), based on a scale of 1 to 10 with 1 being the best rating. Factors considered in the rating are numerous but include the community's fire services, such as water supply, storage capacity and flow, fire alarms, communications system, fire companies and their locations, and testing procedures. Residents may find out from their insurance companies exactly what dollar amount the ISO rating translates into.

Utility Companies 

     Cable TV
     Suddenlink - 870-425-3161

     Entergy - 1-800-368-3749

     Local telephone service
     Yelcot - 870-435-6111

     Mountain Home Water Department (in some areas)

     Natural gas
     SourceGas Arkansas - 800-563-0012      

     Two companies operate in Gassville:
     IESI, 481-8600 and
     NABORS, 800-426-6470.

City Business Fees
Gassville's city business/occupation tax is based on the category of business operation. Call Gassville Recorder/Treasurer Wanda Watson for additional information at 870-435-6439.

Sales Taxes
The Arkansas state sales tax is 6%, Baxter County's sales tax  is 1%  and Gassville's sales tax is 2%, making the total sales tax in the city 9%.


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