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El Dorado and Union County have evolved from an oil town into an area rich in southern charm and history. Explore our website to learn more about what makes us unique.

Living in El Dorado means knowing your neighbors' names and faces. It means your children will go to college, thanks to the El Dorado Promise. And it means you'll be part of a community that is continually working to create an even better place to live.

From healthcare to energy to education to professional services, El Dorado and Union County offer an opportunity to everyone.

Whether you're looking for something good to eat or something fun to do, El Dorado has it all. From our nationally-recognized Downtown to the variety of family and cultural activities, you don't have to look hard to find something entertaining.

There is always something to do in El Dorado and Union County. Check out our Community Calendar and start planning your week!

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Latest News

Arkansas students handcraft ornaments to accompany National Christmas Tree
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

  Special to the News-Times Contributed Ornament time: Anna Bishop…
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Lanxess awards thousands in grants to schools
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

By Brittany Williams Staff Writer As part of its $250,000…
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The El Dorado Promise
Is a unique scholarship program that provides graduates of El Dorado High School a tuition scholarship that can be used at any accredited Arkansas public university or community college or any accredited private or out-of-state university. 

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Insider's Guide

Holiday Guide 2017

The most wonderful time of the year is almost here! Our holiday gift guide and entertaining ideas will help to make your season bright.

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A Canadian-based forestry and sawmilling company is planning to update and re-start a sawmill complex in El Dorado.

Officials with Conifex Timber Inc. joined Gov. Asa Hutchinson and local officials Monday in announcing an $80 million dollar investment in the operation that was formerly owned by Georgia Pacific

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