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Welcome to Arcus ...

Arcus is located in Coffee County<1>.

The location of Arcus has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Arcus is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Arcus (for example, toward Fort Gaines (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Arcus: (334)

Communities near Arcus ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arcus.

  • Enterprise [Coffee County]
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    • Enterprise [Coffee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Arcus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,997 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enterprise
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<5>
  • Elba [Coffee County]
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    • Elba [Coffee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Arcus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,919 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elba<5>
  • Level Plains [Dale County]
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    • Level Plains [Dale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Arcus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,952 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Level Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Brundidge [Pike County]
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    • Brundidge [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Arcus
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,872 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brundidge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brundidge<5>
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    • New Brockton [Coffee County]
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      • New Brockton [Coffee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Arcus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,286 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Brockton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Brockton<5>
    • Brantley [Crenshaw County]
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      • Brantley [Crenshaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Arcus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 754 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brantley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brantley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brantley<5>
    • Ariton [Dale County]
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      • Ariton [Dale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Arcus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 736 people
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    • Goshen [Pike County]
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      • Goshen [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Arcus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 248 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen<5>
    • Glenwood [Crenshaw County]
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      • Glenwood [Crenshaw County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Arcus
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 182 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<5>
    • Jack [Coffee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jack
      • Jack [Coffee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Arcus
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jack

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arcus. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arcus.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arcus. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Arcus.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arcus. See our Newspapers Page for Arcus.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arcus ...

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Arcus, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arcus.

Adding Arcus to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arcus in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Arcus was on a map titled Map of Alabama (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arcus on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Coffee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Coffee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arcus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arcus) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arcus. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5138, Longitude: -85.9752       In this case, the coordinates for Arcus have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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