Saline Memorial Hospital, a177-bed, community hospital has grown during the past 60 years to meet the demand for quality, convenient healthcare. SMH has been a recipient of the Governor’s Quality Award seven years in a row, and holds a ranking in the top 5% of the nation for patient safety. More than 180 active and consulting physicians work by the side of trained health professionals to provide highly skilled, compassionate care. The hospital campus encompasses approximately 400,000 square feet of Inpatient and Outpatient treatment areas. Services range from cardiology, neurology, pediatrics, orthopedics, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, psychiatry, wound care, bariatric surgery, sleep medicine, women’s services, hospice, home health, breast imaging, spine surgery, emergency services, diagnostic imaging, rehabilitation services and more.
Ideally located between Hot Springs and Little Rock, Benton, Arkansas, has it all – relaxed, small-town living with easy access to all the amenities of the cities. With its gently rolling tree-covered hills and close-knit community, housing options vary - from single-family homes nestled in subdivisions to large, rustic lots. Located in the Little Rock metro area, Benton, Arkansas, is the county seat of Saline County and was chosen as such because of its central location.
Outdoor amenities are endless with, the Saline River, local lakes and ample parks throughout the county. The Saline River offers ample fishing and hunting opportunities and the lakes provide anglers and boaters close-to-home relaxation. Local parks in Benton offer walking trails, basketball courts, skate parks, softball fields, playgrounds, picnic spots and pavilions.
Nationally recognized schools, championship sports, first class parks and libraries in a suburban/rural setting with a marvelous variety of shopping and dining amenities for all, has Benton experiencing dynamic growth. Saline County has a broad economic base with small to large manufacturing and processing facilities and a strong transportation infrastructure, including a regional airport.