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Argenta, Arkansas

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Welcome to Argenta ...

So far, we have found very little information about Argenta. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Argenta to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Argenta, please Contact Us.

Argenta would have been located within present day Pulaski County.

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

Argenta was established in 1866 and was incorporated in 1890.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Argenta: From the Latin word for silver: 'argentum'.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Argenta is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Argenta was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Argenta still existed, it would have been in the (501) area code.

Communities near Argenta ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Argenta and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Alexander   [Map]   3,057   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bryant   [Map]   20,194   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Cabot   [Map]   26,141   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   28,513   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Little Rock   [Map]   198,606   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lonoke   [Map]   4,248   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Argenta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Argenta - they are located in British Columbia, Illinois, Michigan (2), Montana, Nevada, Texas and Utah.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Argenta. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Argenta. 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 Argenta.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Argenta, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Argenta) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Argenta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7841, Longitude: -92.2438     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Argenta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Argenta.

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