Jonesboro Arkansas US City Vector Map

Jonesboro is a city located in the northeastern part of the state of Arkansas, United States.  Vectormap.Net provide you with the most accurate and up-to-date vector maps in Adobe Illustrator, PDF and other formats, designed for editing and printing. Please read the vector map descriptions carefully.  Here is a detailed description of Jonesboro:

  1. Geography and Location:
    • Location: Jonesboro is situated in Craighead County, in the northeastern region of Arkansas.
    • Geography: The city is characterized by flat to gently rolling terrain, typical of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain.
  2. History:
    • Founding: Jonesboro was founded in 1859 and named after State Senator William A. Jones.
    • Civil War Significance: During the Civil War, Jonesboro played a role in the Battle of Jonesboro (1864), a significant engagement in the Atlanta Campaign.
  3. Economy:
    • Agriculture: Historically, agriculture, particularly cotton farming, played a crucial role in the local economy. While farming remains important, the economy has diversified over the years.
    • Education and Healthcare: Jonesboro is a regional hub for education and healthcare services, with Arkansas State University being a major contributor to the local economy.
  4. Education:
    • Arkansas State University (ASU): ASU, the flagship institution of the Arkansas State University System, is a major educational and cultural center in Jonesboro.
  5. Culture and Recreation:
    • Cultural Events: The city hosts various cultural events, including concerts, theater productions, and art exhibitions, often centered around the university.
    • Parks and Recreation: Craighead Forest Park offers outdoor recreational opportunities, including hiking, fishing, and camping.
  6. Economic Development:
    • Industrial and Commercial Growth: Jonesboro has seen growth in industries such as manufacturing, distribution, and healthcare, contributing to its economic development.
  7. Healthcare:
    • Medical Facilities: Jonesboro is home to several medical facilities and hospitals, providing healthcare services to residents and the surrounding region.
  8. Transportation:
    • Highways: Jonesboro is well-connected by major highways, including U.S. Route 63 and U.S. Route 49.
    • Air Travel: Jonesboro Municipal Airport serves the city and facilitates regional air travel.
  9. Population and Demographics:
    • Population Size: The population of Jonesboro has grown over the years, making it one of the largest cities in Arkansas.
    • Demographics: The city has a diverse population, reflecting a mix of urban and rural characteristics.
  10. Community Services:
    • Utilities: Jonesboro provides essential services such as water, sanitation, and electricity to its residents.
    • Public Safety: The city has a police department and a fire department to ensure public safety.
  11. Future Development:
    • Urban Planning: Jonesboro has engaged in urban planning efforts to accommodate growth while preserving its historical and cultural heritage.
Author: Kirill Shrayber, Ph.D.

I have been working with vector cartography for over 25 years, including GPS, GIS, Adobe Illustrator and other professional cartographic software.

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