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Area Description

Harrisburg/Poinsett County is located in Northeast Arkansas and Harrisburg is the county seat. The County has a rich history and several local spots are listed on the National Registery of Historic Places. Harrisburg is located in the center of Poinsett County situated on the western slopes of beautiful Crowley's Ridge. We also have some of the best and richest farmland in the state of Arkansas.

Harrisburg is surrounded by forests, and is an ideal location in Northeast Arkansas, close to major industrial cities like Jonesboro, AR which is just a few miles north and Memphis, TN an easy 1 hour drive east.

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   Lake Poinsett State Park - Playground, pavilions, paved campsites/full hookups, walking trails, pinic areas, kayak and boat rentals and great fishing of all kinds.
Lawrence Reddmann Municipal Park - Playground, swimming pool, pavilions, walking track, baseball field, and tennis courts.

Dana Collins Municipal Park - Playground, walking track, skateboard park, pavilion.
Harrisburg Downtown Veterans Park - Downtown at the Court Square, where our historical Poinsett County Court House is located.

The Harrisburg Festival on the Ridge and 5K Run - Annual celebration on the Court Square is the first weekend in June and the 5K Run is the last weekend in May. There is live entertainment, kiddy rides, games, arts and crafts, food vendors, horseshoe competition, and evening street dance.
Parker Pioneer Homestead - It is an authentic late 1800's pioneer village just a few miles south and is open to the public during the Pioneer Festival held in October. It is also available to rent for family reunions and weddings.


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Crowley's Ridge Vintage Market - Vendors from across the state will be setup around the court square April 25th and 26th. If you are interested in becoming a vendor - contact graysattic@yahoo.com

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Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  31.0  39.0  47.0  3.7 "
 Feb  35.0  44.0  53.0  3.5 "
 Mar  42.0  52.5  63.0  4.9 "
 Apr  52.0  62.5  73.0  5.0 "
 May  61.0  71.0  81.0  5.0 "
 Jun  69.0  79.0  89.0  4.0 "
 Jul  72.0  82.0  92.0  2.6 "
 Aug  70.0  80.5  91.0  2.2 "
 Sep  62.0  73.0  84.0  3.8 "
 Oct  51.0  62.5  74.0  3.6 "
 Nov  43.0  52.5  62.0  5.4 "
 Dec  33.0  41.5  50.0  4.7 "


Winter - some ice and snow - December to March
Spring - Mild temperatures - some tornado warnings - March to June
Summer - Hot and Humid - July to September
Fall - Cooler and beautiful colors being on the Crowley's Ridge - September to November

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Cost of Living for Harrisburg - Poinsett County - Northeast Arkansas, AR

Harrisburg - Poinsett County - Northeast Arkansas, Arkansas cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Harrisburg has become a bedroom community for Jonesboro, Arkansas.
All kinds of housing available.

Senior Assistance in Harrisburg - Poinsett County - Northeast Arkansas, AR

Harrisburg - Poinsett County - Northeast Arkansas, Arkansas offers the following assistance for seniors:


Harrisburg Senior Citizens Building is open Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm - lots of activities and lunch served everyday. The have county wide tournaments of different activities every month. Meals on Wheels and a van service for seniors
Woodbriar Nursing Home - Great Nursing home facility in Harrisburg

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