Tornado Shelters in Fort Smith, AR
Mon-Sat: 6:00am – 9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am – 7:00pm
About Fort Smith, Arkansas
Fort Smith, Arkansas, is located in Sebastian County, is the second-largest city in Arkansas, and has a total estimated population of 87,700 people. The city has experienced 138 tornadoes since 1950. Fort Smith is at high risk for tornado activity, with an average of 2 tornadoes per year, typically resulting in 1 fatality.
Fort Smith lies on the Arkansas-Oklahoma state border, at the meeting of the Arkansas and Poteau Rivers, also known as Belle Point. 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. The public schools in Fort Smith and Barling are operated by the Fort Smith School District. Currently, the district includes 26 schools. As the largest city in western Arkansas, Fort Smith offers various activities and attractions. Fort Smith’s theatres and event venues regularly host major concerts and touring theatre companies. Fort Smith has an active music scene. There are frequent live performances by local and national Jazz, Blues, Country, and Rock bands. Local bands regularly frequent the riverfront area. Fort Smith has long been a regional manufacturing center, with major plants located in the city operated by Rheem, Trane, Georgia-Pacific, Gerber, Planters Peanuts, Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas, Mars Petcare, Umarex USA, Graphic Packaging, and many others. Fort Smith is home to several corporations including Baldor Electric Company, a member of the ABB Group, Arkansas Best Corporation, and poultry company OK Foods.
Tornado Shelters in Fort Smith, AR available at The Home Depot
5101 Phoenix Avenue
Fort Smith, AR, 72903, USA