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McArthur, California
(Modoc County)

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Welcome to McArthur ...

McArthur is located in Modoc County<1>.

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

McArthur is 4,370 feet [1,332 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of McArthur is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: McArthur lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

McArthur is within the (530) area code.

Communities Also Named McArthur ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named McArthur: This one is located in Modoc County and the other is located in Shasta County.

Beyond California, there are 7 communities that are also named McArthur - they are located in Arkansas, 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.

  • Alturas [Modoc County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alturas
    • Alturas [Modoc County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of McArthur
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,542 people
    • Former name for Alturas:
    • Dorrisville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alturas
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alturas<5>
  • Likely [Modoc County]
  • Cantrall Mill [Modoc County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cantrall Mill
    • Cantrall Mill [Modoc County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of McArthur
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cantrall Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Canby [Modoc County]
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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.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Modoc, 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 McArthur - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McArthurOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in McArthur. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3316, Longitude: -120.5375       In this case, the coordinates for McArthur 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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