Marked Tree is located in northeast Arkansas, only a few miles from Memphis, TN. They are a small town with small town values. Marked Tree is a place to come home to.

Geography

Marked Tree is located at 35°31′48″N 90°25′3″W (35.530035, -90.417559)[1] with a zip code of 72365. Geologically, the area marks the southern end of the new Madrid Fault. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), of which 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.85%) is water. It is included in the Jonesboro, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Climate

Marked Tree has a humid subtropical climate, with four distinct seasons. The summer months (late May to late September) are persistently hot (between 68 °F (20 °C) [20 °C] and 95 °F (35 °C) [35 °C]) and humid due to moisture encroaching from the Gulf of Mexico. Afternoon thunderstorms are frequent during some summers, but usually brief, lasting no longer than an hour. Early Autumn is pleasantly drier and mild, but can remain hot until late October. Abrupt but short-lived cold snaps are common. Late Autumn is rainy and colder, December being the third rainiest month of the year. Fall foliage becomes especially vibrant after the first frost, typically November, and lasts until early December. Winters are mild, but cold snaps can occur. The official all-time record low temperature was -13.0 °F (-25.0 °C), which occurred on December 24, 1963. Mild spells are sometimes warm with temperatures as high as 75 °F (23 °C) during January and February. Snowfall is not abundant but does occur during most winters. Spring often begins in late February or early March, following the onset of a sharp warmup. This season is also known as "severe weather season" due to the higher frequency of tornadoes, hail, and thunderstorms producing winds greater than 58 mph (93 km/h). Average rainfall is slightly higher during the spring months (except November) than the rest of the year, but not to any noticeable extent. Historically, April is the month with the highest frequency of tornadoes, though tornadoes have occurred every month of the year. Marked Tree is sunny approximately 64% of the time.

Population

Population in 2010: 2,566. Population change since 2000: -8.4%