County in Arkansas, United States
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Craighead County Courthouse, Jonesboro
Location within the U.S. state of Arkansas
Arkansas's location within the U.S.
|Founded||February 19, 1859|
|Named for||Thomas Craighead|
|Seat||Jonesboro (western district);|
Lake City (eastern district)
|• Total||713 sq mi (1,850 km2)|
|• Land||707 sq mi (1,830 km2)|
|• Water||5.5 sq mi (14 km2) 0.8%%|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||140/sq mi (52/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
Craighead County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 96,443. The county has two county seats — Jonesboro and Lake City. Craighead County is Arkansas's 58th county, formed on February 19, 1859, and named for state Senator Thomas Craighead. It is one of several dry counties within the state of Arkansas, in which the sale of alcoholic beverages is largely prohibited.
Craighead County is included in the Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area.
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Craighead County, Arkansas
U.S. county in Arkansas
City in Arkansas, United States
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Public high school in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
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Former shopping mall in Jonesboro, Arkansas
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