Paragould is a city in Green County, Arkansas, and according to the official US Census estimate taken in 2007 the population of the city was over 24,000. The name is actually a combination of the last names of the two founders, J.W. Paramore and Jay Gould, and it is thought to be the only city in the entire world with that name. It is a part of the Jonesboro-Paragould Combined Statistical Area, which had a population of over 153,000.
As mentioned, the name “Paragould” is a portmanteau of the names of two competing railroad magnates, J.W. Paramore and Jay Gould, who each owned a railroad that intersected in the area that would become Paragould. In 1882 a small town was founded – this town would eventually morph into the Paragould of today. Transportation has long been a major part of the city’s economy, but today Paragould is like most other American cities in the sense that its economy is based heavily on retail and other types of service-based industries, with an emphasis on small, local business, due to the size of the town today.
During the summer months the city’s temperatures typically hit around 90 degrees during the day, with overnight lows often dropping down to around 70 degrees. During the winter months, however, temperatures typically hit around 45 degrees during the day, with overnight lows often dropping down to around 30 degrees. Like with most cities in Arkansas, snow in Paragould is uncommon, though not necessarily unheard of; nonetheless, winter shipping will likely be unaffected by inclement weather in the region, which should only help you get to or from the city quicker – and at a better rate.
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