Craighead County , Arkansas

Craighead County: County in Arkansas, United States

Craighead County locator map
Location of Craighead County on Arkansas map.

About

Craighead County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 96,443 and a population density of 52 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 112,245 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lake City, Jonesboro. The county was created 162 years ago in 1859.

Court house Jonesboro AR 2012-08-26 001 image
Court house Jonesboro AR 2012-08-26 001
Court house Jonesboro AR 2012-08-26 001 image

Geography

Craighead County is located at 35°49'51"N 90°37'58"W (35.8307900, -90.6328500). It has 3 neighbors: Greene County, Poinsett County and Dunklin County.

Craighead County map

The largest city of Craighead County is Jonesboro with a population of 79,859. Other cities include, Brookland population 3,863, Lake City population 2,650, Bono population 2,595 and Bay population 1,816. See all Craighead County cities & populated places.

Craighead County Quick Facts

Population : 112,245 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
Different from : Craig County, Craig County
Area : 1847 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.8%
Land as percent of area : 99.2%
Named for : Thomas Craighead
Altitude : 249 feet / 76 meters
Capital : Lake City, Jonesboro
Establishment : February 02, 1859
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 11:59:36 (24th October 2021)
Density : 61 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 14.08% (2010-2020)

Craighead County has 3 neighbours.

  • Jonesboro

Demographics

The population of Craighead County increased by 14.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 96,443 - census
2011 98,405 1.99% estimation process
2012 99,993 1.59% estimation process
2013 101,653 1.63% estimation process
2014 102,661 0.98% estimation process
2015 104,457 1.72% estimation process
2016 105,932 1.39% estimation process
2017 107,188 1.17% estimation process
2018 108,816 1.5% estimation process
2019 110,332 1.37% estimation process
2020 112,245 1.7% estimation process

Comitatul Craighead, Comte de Craighead, Comté de Craighead, Condado de Craighead, Condado han Craighead, Contea di Craighead, Craighead, Craighead Comitatus, Craighead Kun, Craighead Kūn, Craighead konderria, Craighead megye, Hrabstwo Craighead, Krejgged, Krejgkhed, Okrug Krejgkhed, Quan Craighead, Quận Craighead, ke lei ge hei de xian, kre'igaheda ka'unti, kureiguheddo jun, mqatʿt kryghhyd, shhrstan kryghyd arkanzas, Крейгхед, Крейґгед, Округ Крејгхед, Քրեյգհեդի շրջան, شهرستان کریگهید، آرکانزاس, مقاطعة كريغهيد, کریگہیڈ کاؤنٹی, کریگہیڈ کاؤنٹی، آرکنساس, ক্রেইগহেড কাউন্টি, クレイグヘッド郡, 克雷格黑德縣

People born in Craighead County (1)

American baseball player Hank Wyse was born in Craighead County

Other places with the same name (1)

Craighead County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Craighead County.

City Name Population Title
Jonesboro 79,859 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
Brookland 3,863 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States of America
Lake City 2,650 City in Arkansas, USA
Bono 2,595 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Bay 1,816 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Monette 1,629 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Caraway 1,288 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States of America
Cash 359 City in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Lake View 349 City of Arkansas, USA
Black Oak 259 Town in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States
Fisher 212 Human settlement in Poinsett County, Arkansas, United States of America
Egypt 111 Town in Arkansas

Arkansas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Pulaski County 392,980 County in Arkansas, United States
Benton County 288,774 County in Arkansas, United States
New Caledonia 287,800 Unincorporated community in Arkansas, United States
Washington County 243,216 County in Arkansas, United States
Little Rock 197,866 Capital and largest city of Arkansas
Sebastian County 127,590 County in Arkansas, United States
Faulkner County 126,919 County in Arkansas, United States
Saline County 123,968 County in Arkansas, United States
Garland County 99,789 County in Arkansas, United States
Fayetteville 89,576 County seat of Washington County, Arkansas, United States
Fort Smith 87,764 City in Arkansas, USA
Springdale 81,115 City in Arkansas, United States
Jonesboro 79,859 County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
White County 78,729 County in Arkansas, United States
Lonoke County 73,921 County in Arkansas, United States
Rogers 70,522 City in Arkansas, United States