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Dyess
Dyess
Arkansas
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1 out of 5 stars based on 2 ratings
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Dyess Colony Administration Building by Unknown author is licensed under Public domain
Dyess is a town in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States. The town was founded as Dyess Colony in 1934 as part of the Roosevelt administration's agricultural relief and rehabilitation program and was the largest agrarian community established by the federal government during the Great Depression. The town is best remembered as the boyhood home of country singer-songwriter Johnny Cash. The surviving original buildings of the colony period are listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the "Dyess Colony Center."

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Small town that could have a bright future if there was community involvement. It is boy hood home of Johnny Cash. It just needs a motivated Mayor and community to do their job.
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Small town that could have a bright future if there was community involvement. It is boy hood home of Johnny Cash. It just needs a motivated Mayor and community to do their job.

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How did Arkansas earn the grade of C+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Arkansas has a state sales tax of 6.50%. Of particular interest is that Arkansas does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Arkansas has an effective property tax rate of 0.63%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Arkansas earned its state tax grade of C+.

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