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Paragould, Arkansas

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The location of Paragould

Welcome to Paragould ...

The city of Paragould is located in Greene County and is the County Seat for Greene County.

The location of Paragould has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Paragould has a population of 28,488 people<2> (see below for details).

Paragould is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Paragould lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Paragould is located in the (870) area code.

The ZIP codes for Paragould: 72450-72451<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Paragould had a population of 26,113 people (which is 62.04% of the total population of Greene County). This makes Paragould the county's most populous community.

The population of Paragould represents 0.9% of the population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 26,113 people, the population of Paragould increased 18.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 22,017 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Paragould had an population of 28,488 people. This is an increase of 9.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.39% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Paragould.

Communities near Paragould ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Paragould and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Bono   [Map]   2,379   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Brookland   [Map]   3,316   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   75,866   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Lake City   [Map]   2,451   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Leachville   [Map]   1,792   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Marmaduke   [Map]   1,242   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Paragould.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Paragould. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Paragould. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Paragould. Our list includes 21 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Paragould:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paragould ...

Looking for more information about Paragould? 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 Paragould, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Paragould.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arkansas

About Greene County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Paragould. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Paragould.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Paragould - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Paragould). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Paragould or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Paragould includes: 72450 & 72451.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Paragould) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Paragould. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Paragould

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paragould. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0562, Longitude: -90.5148     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paragould have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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