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Welcome to McArthur ...

McArthur is located in Desha County<1>.

McArthur is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

McArthur lies within the (870) area code.

Communities Also Named McArthur ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named McArthur - they are located in California (2), Georgia, Idaho, Manitoba, North Dakota and Ohio.

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

Communities near McArthur ...

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

  • Dumas [Desha County]
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    • Dumas [Desha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of McArthur
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,046 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dumas<4>
  • McGehee [Desha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McGehee
    • McGehee [Desha County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of McArthur
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,683 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McGehee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McGehee<4>
  • Dermott [Chicot County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dermott
    • Dermott [Chicot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of McArthur
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,483 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dermott<4>
  • Benoit [Bolivar County]
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    • Benoit [Bolivar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of McArthur
    • Estimated population in 2019: 423 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benoit have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benoit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benoit<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mitchellville [Desha County]
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      • Mitchellville [Desha County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of McArthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchellville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchellville
    • Arkansas City [Desha County]
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      • Arkansas City [Desha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of McArthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 315 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arkansas City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arkansas City
    • Tillar [Drew County]
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      • Tillar [Drew County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of McArthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tillar have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tillar
    • Watson [Desha County]
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      • Watson [Desha County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of McArthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 180 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watson<4>
    • Winchester [Drew County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Drew County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of McArthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 159 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Reed [Desha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reed
      • Reed [Desha County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of McArthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reed have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reed

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 McArthur. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for McArthur.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of McArthur. 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 McArthur.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McArthur ...

Looking for more information about McArthur? 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 McArthur, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for McArthur.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Arkansas

About Desha County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Desha, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McArthur - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McArthur) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for McArthur. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McArthur

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McArthur. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6909, Longitude: -91.3342    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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