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Don't let the population of Morrilton & the Petit Jean River Valley fool you. While it is true that Morrilton is a relatively small, friendly community with a population around 7,000, Morrilton is also a key community in the Central Arkansas metropolitan area with a a workforce of over 1 million people and eight colleges and universities with over 50,000 students are training and preparing themselves for new opportunities that await


Looking to grow your retail business? Consider investing in Morrilton & the Petit Jean River Valley.  Morrilton has a retail pull factor of 3.4 - meaning it has the equivalent retail market of a community of 23,800. Not only is Morrilton the shopping hub of a large area, but it is located just off Interstate 40 and home to Petit Jean State Park, one of Arkansas's Top Tourist Destinations.


Additionally, Morrilton & the Petit Jean River Valley is home to a number of growing businesses and industries that are attracted to the community because of the cost of doing business, the quality of the local workforce, and our location in the Mid South with easy access to most anywhere via Interstate 40, the McClellan Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, the Union Pacific Railroad, the Little Rock & Western Railroad, and our Morrilton Municipal Airport and nearby Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock (one hour away).  

The Conway County Economic Development Corporation is responsible for the development and implementation of the economic development strategy for the town of Morrilton and the Conway County region. These strategies improve the quality of life for the region’s residents through the expansion of the tax base by attracting new capital investment and creating new, highly skilled jobs for the region’s residents.

Below are buildings and sites currently available for business or industrial use:

404 N Moose Street

604 E Harding Street

612 N St Joseph Street

Morrilton Call Center Building

May Hope Moose Industrial Park - Site A

May Hope Moose Industrial Park - Site B

Sandtown Road Site

Additionally, the Conway County Economic Development Corporation is working in conjunction with the Central Arkansas Intermodal Authority to develop a new port on the Arkansas River. Two sites are currently under development for industrial uses, adjacent to the future port, with a a total of 220 acres.

For more information on opportunities to invest, contact Donnie Crain with the Conway County Economic Development Corporation at

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