About the Texarkana Region
Known as a great place to live, work, play and learn, the Texarkana region’s economy is strong and steady due to its diversity of major employers. Its residents are known for working hard and giving back. The Texarkana, AR–Texarkana, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), is the anchor of a 75-mile region that is emerging as an international crossroads. Now home to three converging interstates, seven universities and colleges and continued access to rail, air, barge and certain natural resources, the Texarkana region is positioned for exponential economic growth within the education, logistic, manufacturing, and transportation sectors.