Welcome to Bay: A Hidden Gem in the Heart of Arkansas!

Bay is a tight-knit community of 1,876 residents, who proudly call this place home. As part of the Jonesboro Metropolitan Area, Bay offers the perfect blend of small-town charm and modern amenities. You'll find a welcoming community where neighbors greet each other with warm smiles and lend a helping hand.

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City of Bay

Where Great Citizens Create
A Great City

While agriculture now flourishes in the region, Bay's allure lies in its ability to transport you to a bygone era. Experience the tranquility of a place where time seems to stand still, as you stroll through streets lined with historic buildings that whisper stories of the past. Engage with friendly locals who are eager to share their heritage and the pride they feel for their beloved hometown.

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City Government

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Join our community events, city hall meetings, and local festivities!


Bay Special Events, Harvest Festival Update

Bay Special Events Committee will have a meeting on June 6th, 2024 at 6 p.m. at the Bay Municipal Complex. The committee invites all to attend who may want to volunteer to help, or just want to hear an update as to the current plans being made.

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Bay Planning & Zoning

Bay Planning and Zoning next meeting will be June 25th, 2024. Bay Municipal Building. 7p.m.

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Better yet, See us in Person!

We love our citizens, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.


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