In Batesville and Independence County you can find a lifestyle to meet almost any desire. The outdoor climate provides for extensive recreation such as: fishing, hunting, golf, tennis, biking or just relaxing. Batesville is home to the Area Arts Council, Community Theater, Symphony League, Independence County Youth Athletic Association, and many other clubs and organizations. Batesville is a historic community with an abundance of significant homes, churches and structures.
Independence County is well situated for easy access to the many lakes, events, and attractions of the Ozark Mountain area. Also available are 5 city parks, which include: 2 public swimming pools, a municipal golf course, 2 tennis courts, a horse arena, basketball courts, baseball, softball and soccer playing fields. City and county youths participate in summer T-ball, softball and baseball programs. Soccer programs for area youth start in the fall. Easy access to both Memphis and Little Rock make metropolitan area attractions readily available. The end result is a small-town quality of life that couples with area assets to make Batesville and Independence County a good place to enjoy living.