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Welcome to Arcadia ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Arcadia has a population of 8,314 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Arcadia.
Arcadia is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Arcadia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Arcadia: (863)
The ZIP codes for Arcadia: 34265-34266<4>
Websites for Arcadia ...
Official Website: www.cityofarcadia.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Arcadia had an population of 8,314 people. This is an increase of 8.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.89% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Arcadia had a population of 7,637 people (which is 21.91% of the total population of DeSoto County). This makes Arcadia the county's most populous community.
The population of Arcadia represents 0.04% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 178th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,637 people, the population of Arcadia increased 15.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,604 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Arcadia.
Adding Arcadia to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Arcadia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Arcadia elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arcadia on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Arcadia ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Arcadia - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia (2), Washington (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arcadia.
Communities near Arcadia ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arcadia.
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 Arcadia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arcadia.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arcadia. 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 Arcadia.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arcadia. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Arcadia.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arcadia ...
Looking for more information about Arcadia? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Arcadia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arcadia.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Arcadia: www.cityofarcadia.org/
The official website for DeSoto County: www.co.desoto.fl.us/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021