There are 12 US Post Offices in Craighead County serving a total of 181,230 residents equating to 15,103 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 289,263 packages are handled across the 12 county post offices annually. Craighead County is a county located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 96,443. The county has two county seats \u2014 Jonesboro and Lake City. Craighead County is Arkansas's 58th county, formed on February 19, 1859, and named for state Senator Thomas Craighead. It is one of several dry counties within the state of Arkansas, in which the sale of alcoholic beverages is largely prohibited. Craighead County is included in the Jonesboro, AR Metropolitan Statistical Area."