Maumelle is a city in Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 17,163. The city is located northwest of Little Rock, bordering the opposite shore of the Arkansas River and is part of the Little Rock metropolitan area.
Maumelle has two recreational lakes, Lake Willastein and Lake Valencia, both surrounded by parkland, bicycle trails, and wooden bridges. Picnicking and fishing are available at both lakes.
The city has one of the most extensive municipal bicycle trail systems in Arkansas (13 miles) that offers access to wooded greenbelts.
Life in Maumelle
The close proximity to metropolitan Little Rock gives residents access to the finest urban conveniences and entertainment options that central Arkansas has to offer. Whether it’s a daily commute or a trip to the store, Maumelle’s location makes it easy. Maumelle is only 10 minutes from Little Rock, 20 minutes from Conway, and 13 minutes from the Little Rock National Airport.
Maumelle offers a wide variety of homes, from “starter” homes for first-time buyers with young families to luxury homes. Landscapes and settings vary dramatically from heavily wooded views, to fairway and cul-de-sac home sites. Maumelle also has luxury style apartments and a number of townhomes for sale and rent.
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Public education is provided by the Pulaski County Special School District and the city is home to Pine Forest Elementary School (prekindergarten through grade 5), Maumelle Middle School (grades 6 through 8), and Maumelle High School (grades 9 through 12). Maumelle is also served by Academics Plus Charter School (K-12) inside the city limits. Central Arkansas Christian, a private middle school and high school, is located two miles east of the city limits.