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Bull Shoals is a city in Marion County, Arkansas, United States, founded in 1954. The population was 1,950 at the 2010 census. Primarily a retirement and vacation center, Bull Shoals is bordered in three directions by the clear, deep, man-made Bull Shoals Lake.HistoryThe town was created by real estate developers C. S. Woods and C. S. Woods Jr. and officially established in 1954. Bull Shoals Dam is the threshold into the town from the southeast.Bull Shoals Dam and the town of Bull Shoals developed together. The developers bought several tracts of the former Newton Flat settlement when they heard the government planned to build a flood-control and power-generating concrete dam at the site. Construction of the dam took four years, between 1947 and 1951, resulting in one of the largest dams built in the nation at that time.GeographyBull Shoals is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.0sqmi, of which, 5.0sqmi of it is land and 0.1sqmi of it is water.25px Highway 178 Is the only highway and only major road in and out of Bull Shoals, AR., which the highway enters just off of the Bull Shoal Dam which begins the Bull Shoals Lake from the White River near the Arkansas Missouri border.Bull Shoals is in Arkansas. Make your own Bull Shoals vacation itinerary, with a little help from those that know the place like the back of their hands, by using our United States trip planner.
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