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Welcome to Arthur ...

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

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


Arthur would have been located within present day Grant County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Arthur is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Arthur ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Arthur and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Carthage   [Map]   312   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Haskell   [Map]   4,575   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Leola   [Map]   501   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Malvern   [Map]   10,839   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Midway   [Map]   386   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Prattsville   [Map]   305   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Arthur ...

While we believe that this Arthur is located in Grant County, we know of another 2 Arkansas communities named Arthur. Those communities are located in the following counties: Conway and Poinsett County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 30 communities that are also named Arthur - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Arthur. 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 Arthur. 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 Arthur.

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

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The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

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 Arthur, 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 Arthur - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arthur) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arthur. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2548, Longitude: -92.6196     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arthur 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 Arthur.

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