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Welcome to Argenta ...
The village of Argenta is located in Macon County.
The location of Argenta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Argenta: ahr-JEN-tuh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Argenta has a population of 898 people<3> (see below for details).
The origin (or the toponymy) of Argenta: From the Latin word for silver: 'argentum'.
Argenta is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Argenta lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Argenta: (217)
The ZIP code for Argenta: 62501<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Argenta had a population of 947 people. This makes Argenta the county's 10th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 947 people, the population of Argenta increased 2.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 921 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Argenta had an population of 898 people. This is a decrease of 5.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.5% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Argenta.
Communities near Argenta ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Argenta and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Argenta.
Communities Also Named Argenta ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Argenta - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, Michigan (2), Montana, Nevada, Texas and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Argenta.
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 Argenta:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Argenta ...
Looking for more information about Argenta? 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 Argenta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Argenta.
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This page was last modified: 14 Jan 2019