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Craighead County, Arkansas

US county information
NameCraighead County
SeatJonesboro (western district);
Lake City (eastern district)
US Area
Total Area712.98 sq mi (1846.6 km2)
Land Area710.84 sq mi (1841.1 km2)
Water Area2.14 sq mi (5.5 km2)
Population96443 (2010)
Density52.3/km2 (135.5/sq mi)
FoundedFebruary 19, 1859
Congressional district1st

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Craighead County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 96,443. It is included in the Jonesboro, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area. Craighead County is Arkansas's 58th county, formed on February 19, 1859, and named for state Senator Thomas Craighead. The county has two county seats - Jonesboro and Lake City. It is one of several dry counties within the state of Arkansas, in which the sale of alcoholic beverages is largely prohibited.

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