If you’re looking for a place to retire, Batesville and Independence County provide everything you would ever need. Our southern hospitality flows like the waterways that carved out the beautiful scenery in our historical communities. Batesville serves as the commercial, medical, employment, and cultural hub of North Central Arkansas and the county seat of Independence County. For those who enjoy the outdoors or perhaps the comfort of a supportive community, this is definitely the place to retire and relax!