Hardy is a city in Sharp and Fulton counties in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The population was 772 at the 2010 census.
Hardy is located at 36°19′14″N 91°28′50″W (36.320553, -91.480645).
The Spring River, which begins in Mammoth Spring, flows through Hardy. The Spring River flows into the Black River, which flows into the White River, and the White River eventually empties into the Mississippi River.
U.S. Route 63 is the main highway which runs through the town. In its course through Arkansas, Route 63 runs from the Missouri state line at Mammoth Spring to connect with Interstate 55 near Gilmore.
When roads were poor and travel much more difficult, Hardy was one of two county seats of Sharp County. The other was Evening Shade. In 1963, Ash Flat was named the county seat, and Hardy and Evening Shade lost that designation.
Hardy is served by the BNSF Railway. Formerly, the railroad through Hardy was part of the Frisco (St.