Jonesboro is the regional hub of Northeast Arkansas for healthcare, entertainment, business, and industry. It is the 5th largest city in Arkansas, with a population of over 68,000. Residents and visitors alike enjoy a host of recreational, cultural and educational amenities. Jonesboro's residents show great pride in their community, an excellent place to raise a family, work or play. Jonesboro has shopping available to fit every need, and downtown Jonesboro is filled with lively restaurants, colorful shops and thriving businesses. Jonesboro offers limitless opportunities for recreation and leisure. Whether it's the city parks, organized sports programs or private athletic facilities, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
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