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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Bay Fire/Rescue Department proudly protects over 1800 people. We operate out of 2 stations that protect a primarily rural area. The department has one rescue truck, three pump engines, and one grass truck. Our department is a public department whose members are on a volunteer status. The Bay Fire/Rescue Department is a municipal department that is a member of the North East Arkansas Fire Fighters Association and the Arkansas State Fire Fighters Association.

The Bay Fire/Rescue Department was first started back in 1962 with only three men and now made up of eighteen men that are ready to respond to the needs of the public in a seconds notice.

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


(870) 781-3386

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