Welcome to the official website of Imboden, Arkansas. Our citizens enjoy quaint small town living in the foothills of the Ozark mountains. We are excited to provide a place for you to learn about our community.With it’s colorful historic past , growing business district, and beautiful overlook of the Spring River, Imboden is truly a place it’s residents are proud to call home.
The town was named for an early pioneer Benjamin Imboden who settled here around 1828. He was a descendant of a noble clan of Imbodens whose original homeplace were the mountains of Switzerland. The family was highly regarded for their active support of the Church, the schools, and their loyalty to government. Records show the town of Imboden was incorporated in April of 1889.
Located in Lawrence County Arkansas. 36 miles northwest of Jonesboro, Arkansas and 96 miles northwest of Memphis, Tennesee.
The Sloan-Hendrix school district in Imboden delivers quality education for grades K through 12 grade and has been in operation since 1899. The Imboden Area Charter School serves grades K-8th students located in this area and Imboden is within a half hour drive to two area colleges. The Bobbie Jean Memorial Library a branch of the Lawrence County Library is located in Imboden and offers a wide selection of books, periodicals, and media materials to be checked out by patrons.
There are 684 residents in the town of Imboden. Natural resources including forestland, abundant wildlife, water resources and unique natural areas that contribute to the rural quality of life.
Imboden residents can enjoy the city park, walking park, fishing pond, or boat launch on Spring River for a day on the water.
Imboden is also the home of the annual Lawrence County Fair and PRCA Rodeo held in mid August of each year. The Lawrence County Fair includes a carnival, PRCA rodeo, a car show, educational/commercial booths, livestock judging, exhibits, pageants, and more.
To find out more about Imboden we invite you to take a look around our website. From information about the city, fire department, an extensive collection of photo’s, and historical information collected from long time Imboden resident’s we hope to provide you with the view of our city.