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Jonesboro Metro Area

Including Jonesboro, Paragould, Pocahontas, Monette, Highland, Horseshoe Bend, Corning, Piggott, Hardy, Rector, and 13 other towns.

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Jonesboro is a Craighead County, Arkansas city that's frequently called "J-Boro," "Jonesboogie" and "J Town." Arkansas State University is in Jonesboro. The city is a big destination for trade, education, medicine, agriculture and manufacturing. Significant points of interest in and around the vibrant city are Crowley's Ridge State Park, Craighead Forest Park, and Forrest L. Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center.

Banking isn't at all a problem for people who live in the Jonesboro, Arkansas region. Cities in the area include Cave City, Hardy, Ash Flat, Pocahontas, Paragould, Walnut Ridge, Rector, Corning, and Piggott. There are no credit unions headquartered in the area, but nine banks, however, are, including FNBC, First National Bank, Piggott State Bank, the Bank of Cave City, and The First National Bank of Lawrence County at Walnut Ridge, which is known for being the region's oldest bank that's still in operation. The First National Bank came into existence well over a century ago in 1889.

Jonesboro region locals should always easily be able to locate banking institutions. The Jonesboro region is equipped with about 130 bank branches, from a pair of credit unions and 30 banks. Other banks represented in the area include Focus Bank, Heritage Bank, Southern Bank, Simmons First Bank, Regions Bank, the Liberty Bank of Arkansas, IBERIABANK, Integrity First Bank and EVOLVE Bank & Trust.

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