Questions for Arkansas or Texas folks?

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by thndrdancr, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 30, 2007
    Belleville, Kansas
    Living in Nebraska and hubby and I just got divorced, so am looking to move southward to a cheaper place, hopefully a small acreage or even a snowbird place.

    Been looking all over and noticed prices are especially depressed in the Pine Bluff Arkansas area and the very northeast Atlanta and Dekalb Texas area. So Planning a road trip to look at a bunch of places in the 15 to 60k area. Trailers are definitely ok with us.

    Can anyone give me a little more area info in these places? Are they awfully shanty town type places or would somethin in these areas be ok for two women relocating? And topography? Hilly, flat, rainy, forested, etc.

    I know one couldnt even look at a place under $50,000 here in town that wasnt in a horrid area, let alone an acreage unless in trailer park. I dont mind a trailer but do NOT want a trailer park, would love to keep SOME of my critters if possible and all if I can find something workable. I have a Pyr, 7 peacocks, 10 ducks, 15 chickens, 5 turkeys and 4 guineas.

    Anyone can chime in with their take on things, etc, I sure would appreciate it.
  2. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

    Nov 30, 2010
    Maybe it's just me but I wouldn't live in PB (maybe outside 30 miles or so away.
    I have a cousin that lives in DeKalb Texas, been there for about 20 years or so, he likes it there. I've been there once and it seemed to be a peaceful like community.
  3. groundpecker

    groundpecker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2011
    Rison, Arkansas
    hello, i live about 25 miles south of Pine Bluff. i would not want to live in Pine Bluff. it is a crime ridden town with alot of rude people. If planning on moving to arkansas, i would suggest Rison, montecello, or sheridan. Feel free to contact me for more info if you wish.

    mostly flat land, farm, and some swamp like areas in south arkansas.
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2011
  4. ronniewayne

    ronniewayne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 7, 2011
    i live north of atlanta,tx which is 50 miles or so from dekalb ...nice area both with some rural areas that you could fiind a 50000 place with maybe 5 acres or less....i like this part of the world the people are friendly for the most part...if you look around down here give me a shout....

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