Welcome to the City of Hot Springs, a vibrant, progressive community located in the Diamond Lakes region of the scenic Ouachita Mountains in central Arkansas. Hot Springs is located within Garland County.
Our goal is to provide all residents and visitors with prompt, professional service. If you need further help in locating the information you need, please contact our Public Information Department. Read a Welcome Letter from Mayor Ruth Carney and City Manager David Watkins.
Hot Springs, Arkansas takes its name from the world-famous thermal waters that flow into the historic downtown district of the city. Read an in-depth history of Hot Springs that dates back tens of thousands of years.
The City of Hot Springs:
Works with its agency partners; works with and for its residents
Protects and values its natural resources, including its waterways, landscapes, and namesake springs
Promotes active, vital neighborhoods including downtown
Maintains existing transportation options while diversifying and expanding new ones