Other cities in the 479 area code include: Bella Vista, Van Buren, Siloam Springs, Centerton, Clarksville, Greenwood, Farmington, Mena, Alma, Pea Ridge, Prairie Grove, Dardanelle, Booneville, Gentry, Ozark, Paris, Waldron, Gravette, Atkins, Cave Springs, Charleston, Huntsville, Lavaca, West Fork, Danville, Decatur, Lincoln, Eureka Springs, Mulberry, Lamar, Dover, Mansfield, Ola, Coal Hill, Magazine, London, Hackett, Altus, Huntington, Plainview, Mountainburg, Hector, Subiaco, Garfield, Belleville, Winslow, Sulphur Springs, Havana, Scranton, Ratcliff, Saint Paul, Maysville, Hindsville, Bluffton, Boles, Canehill, Elkins, Kingston, Morrow, Natural Dam, Oark, Springdale, Wesley, and Witter.
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 86,209. With an estimated population of 87,443 in 2012, it is the principal city of the Fort Smith, Arkansas-Oklahoma Metropolitan Statistical Area, a region of 298,592 residents that encompasses the Arkansas counties of Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian and the Oklahoma counties Le Flore and Sequoyah.Fort Smith has a sister city relationship with Cisterna, Italy, site of the World War II Battle of Cisterna, fought by United States Army Rangers commanded by Fort Smith native William O. Darby.Fort Smith lies on the Arkansas-Oklahoma state border, situated at the junction of the Arkansas and Poteau Rivers, also known as Belle Point. The city began as a western frontier military post in 1817 and would later become well known for its role in the settling of the "Wild West" and its law enforcement heritage.In 2007, Fort Smith was selected by the United States Department of the Interior to be the location of the new United States Marshals Service National Museum.
Fayetteville is the third-largest city in Arkansas and county seat of Washington County. The city is centrally located within the county and has been home of the University of Arkansas since the institution's founding in 1871. Fayetteville is on the outskirts of the Boston Mountains, deep within the Ozarks. Known as Washington until 1829, the city was named after Fayetteville, Tennessee, from which many of the settlers had come. It was incorporated on November 3, 1836 and was rechartered in 1867. The four-county Northwest Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area is ranked 105th in terms of population in the United States with 463,204 in 2010 according to the United States Census Bureau. The city had a population of 73,580 at the 2010 Census. At 1,400 feet of elevation, it is also one of the highest major US cites between the western Great Plains and the Appalachian Mountains.Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas, the state's largest university. When classes are in session, thousands of students on campus dramatically change the city's demographics. Thousands of Arkansas Razorbacks alumni and fans travel to Fayetteville to attend football, basketball, and baseball games. The University's men's track and field program has won 41 national championships to date. Fayetteville was named the third best place to live in the United States, coming in behind Denver, Colorado and Austin, Texas in the 2016 U.S. News Best Places To Live Rankings , and one of the best places to retire in the South. Forbes also ranked Fayetteville as the 24th-best city for business and careers in 2016. Lonely Planet named Fayetteville among its top 20 places to visit in the South in 2016. Based in nearby Bentonville, the Walmart corporation has dominated Fayetteville's economy. The city hosts the Wal-Mart Shareholders Meetings each year at the Bud Walton Arena.
Rogers is a city in Benton County, Arkansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city has a population of 55,964 making the state's-eighth largest city. Rogers is located in the northwest portion of the state in the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metropolitan Area, which is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation and is ranked 109th in terms of population in the United States with 465,776 in 2010 according to the United States Census Bureau.
The 479 area code lies within the Central Daylight Time Zone (or CDT). The current time in Central Daylight Time is 2:27 PM on Apr 20, 2021.