Jonesboro Craighead County, Arkansas

Jonesboro: County seat city in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA

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Location of Jonesboro on Arkansas map.

About

Jonesboro is a city located in the county of Craighead in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 67,263. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 79,859 inhabitants.

The city was created 162 years ago in 1859.

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Geography

Jonesboro is located at 35°50'32"N 90°42'15"W (35.8423000, -90.7042800).

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Weather

Jonesboro forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

Jonesboro Quick Facts

Population : 79,859 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Craighead County
Postal code : 72401–72404
Phone Area Codes : 870
Water as percent of area : 0.72%
Land as percent of area : 99.28%
Altitude : 259 feet / 79 meters
Capital city : Jonesboro is capital of Craighead County
Establishment : February 02, 1859 (162 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 09:58:55 (24th October 2021)
Population growth : 15.77% (2010-2020)
Weather : 83℉ Partly Sunny then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Jonesboro increased by 15.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 67,263 - census
2011 68,998 2.51% estimation process
2012 70,440 2.05% estimation process
2013 71,604 1.63% estimation process
2014 72,303 0.97% estimation process
2015 73,763 1.98% estimation process
2016 74,797 1.38% estimation process
2017 75,938 1.5% estimation process
2018 77,234 1.68% estimation process
2019 78,394 1.48% estimation process
2020 79,859 1.83% estimation process

Jonesboro zip code is 72401. County name: Craighead, County fips: 05031

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Local Places in Jonesboro

1 Jonesboro City Clerk

Address: 300 S Church St, Jonesboro, AR 72401 ➦ Show Map

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2 Jonesboro Mayor's Office

Address: 300 S Church St, Jonesboro, AR 72401 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Jonesboro (39)

People born in Jonesboro, including lawyer, politician, and author John Grisham, actor Wes Bentley, musician Bobby Lee Trammell, you can see a list of people who born in Jonesboro.

  • Alan Belcher (American martial artist) he was born in 24/04/1984
  • Edward Meeks (American actor) he was born in 27/09/1934
  • John Wesley Snyder (American businessman) he was born in 21/06/1895
  • Crown Prince Waterford (American jazz musician) he was born in 21/10/1919
  • Matt Cavenaugh (actor) he was born in 31/05/1978
  • Jerry Rook (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 27/10/1943
  • Ben Murphy (American actor) he was born in 06/03/1942
  • Chad Causey (American politician) he was born in 07/04/1976
  • Clint Catalyst (writer, actor) he was born in 08/04/1971
  • Jim Carroll (American football player) he was born in 06/05/1943
  • Ortrie D. Smith (United States federal judge) he was born in 01/01/1946
  • Paul Caraway (United States general) he was born in 23/12/1905
  • Sally Kern (American politician) she was born in 27/11/1946
  • Shannon Hall (American boxer) she was born in 18/04/1970
  • William E. Fears (Virginia politician) he was born in 28/09/1920
  • Mickey McCarty (American football player (1946-2010)) he was born in 15/11/1946
  • Blake Anderson (American football player and coach) he was born in 24/03/1969
  • Doug McMillon (American entrepreneur, executive, CEO of Walmart) he was born in 17/10/1966

Schools in Jonesboro

College & universities near Jonesboro, AR

Code Name City ZIP
106458 Arkansas State University-Main Campus Jonesboro (AR) 72401
489830 Arthur's Beauty College-Jonesboro Jonesboro (AR) 72401
106810 Crowley's Ridge College Paragould (AR) 72450
107877 Williams Baptist University Walnut Ridge (AR) 72476
106625 Black River Technical College Pocahontas (AR) 72455

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Jonesboro, AR

Code Name Address Type
WNR Walnut Ridge 109 Southwest Front Street RAIL
MEM Central Station Central Station RAIL
PBF Poplar Bluff 400 South Main St. RAIL

Post offices near Jonesboro

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Jonesbor Post Office Jonesboro (AR) 72401
State University Post Office State University (AR) 72467
Caraway Jonesbor Post Office Jonesboro (AR) 72401
Jonesbor Post Office Jonesboro (AR) 72401
Nettleton Post Office Jonesboro (AR) 72401

Other places with the same name (6)

  • Jonesboro , Georgia city in Clayton County, Georgia, United States with a population of 5,134 people.
  • Jonesboro , Louisiana human settlement in Louisiana, United States of America with a population of 4,415 people.
  • Jonesboro , Illinois City in Union County, Illinois, United States with a population of 1,677 people.
  • Jonesboro , Indiana human settlement in Grant County, Indiana, United States of America with a population of 1,629 people.
  • Jonesboro , Maine town in Maine, United States with a population of 597 people.

Other cities in Craighead County

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

City Name Population Title
City of Jonesboro 70,187 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

Distance to Other Cities

Jonesboro distances to largest Arkansas cities