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Welcome to Jonesboro ...
The location of Jonesboro has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Jonesboro has a population of 75,866 people<2> (see below for details).
Jonesboro is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Jonesboro lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Jonesboro lies within the (870) area code.
The ZIP codes for Jonesboro: 72401-72404<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Jonesboro had a population of 67,263 people (which is 69.74% of the total population of Craighead County). This makes Jonesboro the county's most populous community.
The population of Jonesboro represents 2.31% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 67,263 people, the population of Jonesboro increased 21.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 55,515 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Jonesboro had an population of 75,866 people. This is an increase of 12.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 36.66% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Jonesboro.
Communities near Jonesboro ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Jonesboro.
Communities Also Named Jonesboro ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Jonesboro - they are located in Alabama (3), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Oregon, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jonesboro.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Jonesboro:
Websites for Jonesboro ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jonesboro ...
Looking for more information about Jonesboro? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Jonesboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jonesboro.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Jonesboro: www.jonesboro.org/
The official website for Craighead County: www.craigheadcounty.org/
The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 14 Jan 2019