About Black Oak, Arkansas
This is about the town in Craighead County. For the unincorporated community in Washington County, see Black Oak, Washington County, Arkansas. For the band, see Black Oak Arkansas.Black Oak is a town in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA. The population was 286 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Jonesboro, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is the setting of John Grisham's novel A Painted House.