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Welcome to Arcola ...
The city of Arcola is located in Douglas County.
The location of Arcola has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Arcola has a population of 2,882 people<2> (see below for details).
Arcola was established in 1855.
The community of Arcola is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Arcola lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Arcola (for example, toward Dana (IN)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The area code for Arcola: (217)
The ZIP code for Arcola: 61910<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Arcola had a population of 2,916 people (or 14.59% of the total population of Douglas County). This makes Arcola the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Arcola represents 0.02% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 428th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,916 people, the population of Arcola increased 9.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,652 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Arcola had an population of 2,882 people. This is a decrease of 1.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.67% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Arcola.
Communities near Arcola ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Arcola and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arcola.
Communities Also Named Arcola ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Arcola - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas (5), Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arcola.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arcola:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arcola ...
Looking for more information about Arcola? 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 Arcola, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arcola.
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019