Lake City is a city in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States, along the St. Francis River. The population was 2,082 as of the 2010 census. It is included in the Jonesboro, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area. It serves as a second county seat, serving the Eastern District of Craighead County (Jonesboro serves the Western District).GeographyLake City is located in eastern Craighead County at , along the west bank of the St. Francis River. It is east of downtown Jonesboro.According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, of which is land and, or 1.35%, is water.List of highways20px Highway 1820px Highway 13520px Highway 158Notable factsLake City has the only lift bridge in the world that has been raised once in its construction. In order to construct a four-lane highway, a new bridge was constructed in 2002 and the lift bridge was moved to a location just south of the new bridge where it remains as a landmark. 900 main street In 1947 Albert Craigs shot and killed his wife Helen Craigs in the head in a middle bedroom, then turned the gun on himself. Succeeding residents have claimed to have seen shadow figures, hear strange noises from the middle room, and closets opening or slamming shut.