Lowell, AR nicknamed “Mudtown,” is a city in Benton County, AR, and is part of the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers metropolitan statistical area.
J. B. Hunt is headquartered in this thriving municipality situated between Rogers and Fayetteville. . This Arkansas based trucking company was incorporated in August of 1961, and has seen enormous growth since its modest beginnings. Starting off with five trucks and six refrigerated trailers, J.B. Hunt now operates over 12,000 trucks and 47,000 trailers. Aside from being one of the largest employers in the area, the company hires people from across the company to maintain its huge transportation business. Currently, the company employs around 16,000 people worldwide.
Visitors to Lowell may easily access the accommodations, recreational opportunities and amenities found in the nearby cities of Rogers, Fayetteville and Bentonville. Indeed, it is hard to know where one city ends and the other one begins.
The city is growing at a breakneck speed, however, and has much to offer in its own right. It is located in the center of booming NWA and the gorgeous Ozark Mountains. Restaurants are plentiful, recreation of every kind is within minutes, and hotel accommodations are on par with the best in the country.