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Welcome to Arthur ...
The location of Arthur has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Arthur: AHR-thuhr<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Arthur has a population of 2,253 people<3> (see below for details).
Arthur is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Arthur lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Arthur (for example, toward Dana (IN)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Arthur is within the boundaries of the (217) area code.
The ZIP code for Arthur: 61911<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Arthur had a population of 2,288 people (which is 11.45% of the total population of Douglas County). This makes Arthur the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Arthur represents 0.02% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 465th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,288 people, the population of Arthur increased 3.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,203 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Arthur had an population of 2,253 people. This is a decrease of 1.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.27% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Arthur.
Communities near Arthur ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arthur.
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, Indiana, Iowa, 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.
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 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Arthur, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arthur.
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This page was last modified: 14 Jan 2019