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Arapahoe, Nebraska

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Welcome to Arapahoe ...

The pronunciation of Arapahoe: ah-RAP-ah-hoh<1>

The city of Arapahoe is located in Furnas County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Arapahoe has a population of 1,010 people<2> (see below for details).

Arapahoe is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Arapahoe is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Arapahoe lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Arapahoe is located in the (308) area code.

The ZIP code for Arapahoe: 68922<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arapahoe had a population of 1,026 people (or 20.69% of the total population of Furnas County). This makes Arapahoe the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Arapahoe represents 0.06% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 106th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,026 people, the population of Arapahoe has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,028 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Arapahoe had an population of 1,010 people. This is a decrease of 1.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.75% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Arapahoe.

Communities near Arapahoe ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<5>.

Community   2015
Beaver City   [Map]   591   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bertrand   [Map]   738   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cambridge   [Map]   1,051   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Edison   [Map]   131   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Elwood   [Map]   682   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hendley   [Map]   24   S   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arapahoe.

Communities Also Named Arapahoe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Arapahoe - they are located in Colorado (4), Kansas (2), North Carolina and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arapahoe.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arapahoe. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arapahoe. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arapahoe. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arapahoe:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arapahoe ...

Looking for more information about Arapahoe? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Arapahoe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Arapahoe.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Arapahoe. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arapahoe. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arapahoe.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arapahoe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Arapahoe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arapahoe or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Arapahoe. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arapahoe) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arapahoe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arapahoe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arapahoe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3048, Longitude: -99.8980     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arapahoe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arapahoe.


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