Jonesboro is a city in as well as one of the two county seats of Craighead County, Arkansas. According to the official US Census conducted in 2000 the population of the city was over 59,000, though despite its size is still considers a college town. It is the fifth largest city in the state and it is the principal city of the Jonesboro Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is home to over 121,000, and is also a part of the greater Jonesboro-Paragould Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is home to over 153,000 residents.
Jonesboro was established in 1815, though it remained a small settlement until Craighead County was formed in 1859 and it was named the county seat. The railroad came to the twon in 1875, which helped industry grow in the city and in 1909 it was selected as the site for Arkansas State University, which was built a few years later. Today, Arkansas State University has a major influence on the general makeup and atmosphere of the town, and Jonesboro today is considered a popular college town in the state of Arkansas, second only to Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas, which is the largest university in the state.
During the summer months the city’s temperatures typically hit around 92 degrees during the day, with overnight lows often dropping down to around 70 degrees overnight. During the winter months, however, temperatures hit around 45 degrees during the day, with overnight lows often dropping down to around 32 degrees. Generally snow is not an issue, and inclement weather even during the coldest parts of the winter season doesn’t stop auto shippers from running routes through many areas in Arkansas, which should help your price slightly.
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