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Welcome to Arco ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Arco, you might consider that their post office opened in 1880.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Arco has a population of 886 people<2> (see below for details).
Arco is 5,320 feet [1,622 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Arco is 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Arco lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Arco: (208)
The ZIP code for Arco: 83213<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Arco had an population of 886 people. This is a decrease of 10.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.65% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Arco had a population of 995 people (or 34.42% of the total population of Butte County). This makes Arco the county's most populous community.
The population of Arco represents 0.06% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 83rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 995 people, the population of Arco decreased 3.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,026 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Arco.
Communities Also Named Arco ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Arco - they are located in Georgia, Minnesota, Tennessee and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arco.
Communities near Arco ...
We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Arco.
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 Arco. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arco.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arco. 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 Arco.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arco ...
Looking for more information about Arco? 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 Arco, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arco.
Adding Arco to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Arco in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Arco was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Arco in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Arco.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023