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Welcome to Arcade ...

The city of Arcade is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Arcade has a population of 1,972 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Arcade.

Arcade is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Arcade lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Arcade: (706) and (762)<5>

Websites for Arcade ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jacksoncountyga.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Arcade, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Arcade had an population of 1,972 people. This is an increase of 10.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arcade had a population of 1,786 people. This makes Arcade the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Arcade represents 0.02% of the population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 235th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,786 people, the population of Arcade increased 8.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,643 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Arcade.

Adding Arcade 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 Arcade 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 Arcade elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arcade on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Arcade ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Arcade - they are located in California (3), Michigan, New York, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Arcade ...

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

  • Athens [Clarke County]
  • Chamberlin [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamberlin
    • Chamberlin [Clarke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Arcade
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,307 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamberlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chamberlin
  • Dry Pond [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dry Pond
    • Dry Pond [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Arcade
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,881 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Pond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Pond
  • Auburn [Barrow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn [Barrow County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Arcade
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,660 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Auburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cumberland [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
      • Cumberland [Oconee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Arcade
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Cleveland Station [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland Station
      • Cleveland Station [Clarke County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Arcade
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,165 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland Station have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland Station
    • Nicholasville [Walton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicholasville
      • Nicholasville [Walton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Arcade
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,333 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicholasville
    • Watkinsville [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watkinsville
      • Watkinsville [Oconee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Arcade
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,936 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Watkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watkinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watkinsville<7>
    • Spartan Lane [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spartan Lane
      • Spartan Lane [Oconee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Arcade
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,230 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spartan Lane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spartan Lane
    • Marshall Estates [Oconee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshall Estates
      • Marshall Estates [Oconee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Arcade
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,227 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marshall Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshall Estates

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arcade ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Jackson, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arcade.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arcade - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arcade) 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 Arcade. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arcade

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arcade. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0716, Longitude: -83.5410       In this case, the coordinates for Arcade have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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