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Arkansas Planning and Development Districts

Arkansas is divided into 8 planning and Development Districts. Each planning district covers six to twelve Arkansas counties which are bound together by common economic problems and opportunities. The planning districts provide many services including grant writing and administration for economic development projects in Arkansas. See below for contact information:

 

Central Arkansas Planning & Development District

Counties: Faulkner, Lonoke, Monroe, Prairie, Pulaski, Saline

Rodney Larsen, Director

902 North Center St. / P.O. Box 300

Lonoke, Arkansas 72086

Phone: 501-676-2721

Website: http://www.capdd.org/

 

East Arkansas Planning & Development District

Counties: Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Greene, Lawrence, Lee, Mississippi, Phillips, Poinsett, Randolph, St. Francis

Melissa Rivers, Director

2905 King St / P.O. Box 1403

Jonesboro, Arkansas 72403

Phone: 870-932-3957

Website: http://www.eapdd.com/index_flash.htm

 

Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District

Counties: Baxter, Boone, Benton, Carroll, Madison, Marion, Newton, Searcy, Washington

Joe Willis, Director

818 Hwy 62-65 412 North / P.O. Box 190

Harrison, Arkansas 72601

Phone: 870-741-5404

Website: http://www.nwaedd.org/

 

Southeast Arkansas Economic Development District

Counties: Arkansas, Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Grant, Jefferson, Lincoln

Glenn Bell, Director

721 S. Walnut / P.O. Box 6806

Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71611

Phone: 870-536-1971

 

Southwest Arkansas Planning & Development District

Counties: Calhoun, Columbia, Dallas, Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller, Nevada, Ouachita, Sevier, Union

Renee Dycus, Director

P.O. Box 767

Magnolia, Arkansas 71753

Phone: 870-234-4030

Website: http://www.swapdd.com

 

West Central Arkansas Planning & Development District

Counties: Clark, Conway, Garland, Hot Spring, Johnson, Montgomery, Perry, Pike, Pope, Yell

Dwayne Pratt, Director

835 Central Avenue, Suite 201 / P.O. Box 21100

Hot Springs, AR 71903

Phone: 501-525-7577

Website: http://wcapdd.dina.org/

 

Western Arkansas Planning & Development District

Counties: Crawford, Franklin, Logan, Polk, Scott, Sebastian

John Guthrie, Director

P.O. Box 2067

Fort Smith, AR  72901

Phone: 479-785-2651

Website: http://wapdd.org/

 

White River Planning & Development District

Counties: Cleburne, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Sharp, Stone, Van Buren, White, Woodruff

Van Thomas, Director

1652 White Dr. / P.O. Box 2396

Batesville, Arkansas 72503

Phone: 870-793-5233

Website: http://www.wrpdd.org/