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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 Poinsett County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Arthur is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The location where Arthur once stood is in the (870) area code.

Communities near Arthur ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Arthur and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Cherry Valley   [Map]   603   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Earle   [Map]   2,276   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Harrisburg   [Map]   2,312   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lepanto   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Marked Tree   [Map]   2,505   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Parkin   [Map]   1,044   S   13 miles [20.9 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 Poinsett County, we know of another 2 Arkansas communities named Arthur. Those communities are located in the following counties: Conway and Grant 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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arthur. 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 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:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Arthur no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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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About Poinsett County

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The official website for Poinsett County: www.poinsettco.com/

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Arthur - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Arthur. 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4556, Longitude: -90.6009     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arthur have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arthur.