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Jonesboro, AR

Jonesboro, located in the midst of the Mississippi Delta Region, occupies approximately 80 square miles of land. It was established in February 1859 and is currently home to more than 63,000 citizens (2007 estimate). Jonesboro is the 5th most populous city in Arkansas and the second largest in the state by land area. The city is part of Craighead County, an area where the sale of alcohol is severely restricted. Jonesboro is the home of Arkansas State University.


Jonesboro is well-renowned for its significant industrial plants as well as its excellent transportation system. Home to more than 100 industrial plants and related facilities, Jonesboro was recently named as one of the 10 best manufacturing cities in the country. Among these facilities are production plants for nationally known brands.

Other industries, for which the city is known, include agriculture, education and health care. Major employers in Jonesboro include Nestlé, Butterball, Frito Lay, Post Cereals, etc. The city is centrally located and thus provides a platform to the major markets, which include America's Distribution Center, Memphis, Tennessee.


The city has many attractions, such as the Craighead Forest County Park and the West Washington Avenue Historic District. Crowley's Ridge State Park and Lake Frierson State Park offers facilities for camping, boating, hiking and fishing. The city is well known for its beautiful churches and has over 15 of them. There is also an Islamic Center for Jonesboro.

Jonesboro has about 24,000 houses and just over 300 houses or condos are placed per square mile, which doesn't make it a very densely populated city. Nearly 13,000 houses are occupied by the owners and the rest by renters.




Craighead Forest Park sponsors a number of annual events including:



Jonesboro is home to the main campus of Arkansas State University, a public post-secondary educational institution that enrolls more than 11,000 students annually. Arkansas State University offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degrees, including handful of doctoral degree programs in several disciplines.


The Arkansas State University Red Wolves play 16 different sports. The football team won the NCAA Sunbelt Conference championship in 2005.

Aside from to their beloved Red Wolves, Jonesboro sports fans have little to choose from in the athletics department. Jonesboro does not currently have any professional or semi-professional sporting franchises.

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