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Welcome to Arthur ...

The city of Arthur is located in Ida County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Arthur has a population of 194 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Arthur is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Arthur: (712)

The ZIP code for Arthur: 51431<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Arthur had an population of 194 people. This is a decrease of 5.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arthur had a population of 206 people. This makes Arthur the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 206 people, the population of Arthur decreased 15.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 245 people).

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

Adding Arthur to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arthur in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Arthur was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Arthur on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Arthur ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Arthur - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (3), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, 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.

Communities near Arthur ...

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

  • Ida Grove [Ida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ida Grove
    • Ida Grove [Ida County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Arthur
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ida Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ida Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ida Grove<7>
  • Sac City [Sac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sac City
    • Sac City [Sac County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Arthur
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,036 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sac City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sac City<7>
  • Holstein [Ida County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holstein
    • Holstein [Ida County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Arthur
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,367 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holstein have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holstein
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holstein<7>
  • Lake View [Sac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake View
    • Lake View [Sac County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Arthur
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,076 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake View
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake View<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Odebolt [Sac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Odebolt
      • Odebolt [Sac County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Arthur
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 933 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odebolt
    • Schleswig [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schleswig
      • Schleswig [Crawford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Arthur
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 857 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schleswig have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schleswig
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schleswig<7>
    • Wall Lake [Sac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wall Lake
      • Wall Lake [Sac County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Arthur
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 753 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wall Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wall Lake
    • Schaller [Sac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schaller
      • Schaller [Sac County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Arthur
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 716 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schaller have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schaller
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schaller<7>
    • Battle Creek [Ida County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battle Creek
      • Battle Creek [Ida County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Arthur
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 691 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Battle Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battle Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Battle Creek<7>
    • Early [Sac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Early
      • Early [Sac County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Arthur
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 507 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Early have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Early
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Early<7>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Arthur.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arthur ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Ida County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Ida, 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 Arthur.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arthur - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Arthur). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arthur or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Arthur) 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 Arthur. 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 ArthurOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arthur. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3354, Longitude: -95.3469       In this case, the coordinates for Arthur 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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