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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Arcadia.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Arcadia ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Indianapolis. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the south of Arcadia. Indianapolis has a population of 863,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Carmel. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the southwest of Arcadia and has a population of 92,200 people.

For comparison, Arcadia has a population of 1,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Arcadia and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Anderson   [Map]   55,076   E   18 miles [29 km]
Brownsburg   [Map]   25,911   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Fishers   [Map]   91,832   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Franklin   [Map]   25,089   S   46 miles [74 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   57,375   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Kokomo   [Map]   57,836   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Lafayette   [Map]   72,390   W   46 miles [74 km]
Lawrence   [Map]   48,704   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Marion   [Map]   28,327   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Muncie   [Map]   68,625   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Noblesville   [Map]   61,882   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Plainfield   [Map]   32,865   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
West Lafayette   [Map]   46,269   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Westfield   [Map]   39,493   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Zionsville   [Map]   26,710   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Aroma   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Atlanta   [Map]   748   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Cicero   [Map]   4,862   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
East Union   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Ekin   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Elwood   [Map]   8,428   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fishersburg   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Goldsmith   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hobbs   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lapel   [Map]   2,390   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Monterey Village   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Perkinsville   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sheridan   [Map]   3,030   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Strawtown   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Tipton   [Map]   5,106   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

For more communities neighboring Arcadia, please visit our County-by-County Page for Arcadia.

Hamilton County ...

Arcadia is located in Hamilton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hamilton County: Boone, Clinton, Hancock, Madison, Marion & Tipton.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Arcadia ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Arcadia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arcadia ...

Looking for more information about Arcadia? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Arcadia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arcadia.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Arcadia.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Arcadia. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arcadia. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Indiana

    Indiana Tourism
    Parks for Indiana

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Indiana Statewide Tourism
    Arcadia Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Arcadia


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Indiana

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Indiana

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Indiana

Airports Near Arcadia ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Arcadia.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sheridan Airport   [Map]   5I4   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Indianapolis Exec. (ICAO: KTYQ)   [Map]   TYQ   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Indianapolis Metro Airport(ICAO: KUMP)   [Map]   UMP   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Howard Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Anderson Muni.(AID/KAID)   [Map]   AID   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mount Comfort Airport(ICAO: KMQJ)   [Map]   MQJ   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Boone Co. Airport    [Map]   6I4   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Kokomo Muni.(ICAO: KOKK)   [Map]   OKK   N   24 miles [38.6 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Arcadia.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Arcadia. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Indianapolis Intl. (IND/KIND)   [Map]   IND   SSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Dayton Intl. (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   DAY   E   97 miles [156.1 km]
Northern Kentucky Intl. (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]   CVG   SE   105 miles [169 km]
South Bend Rgnl. (SBN/KSBN)   [Map]   SBN   N   107 miles [172.2 km]
Airborne Airpark(ILN/KILN)   [Map]   ILN   ESE   128 miles [206 km]
Louisville Intl. (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]   SDF   S   138 miles [222.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Franklin Airport    [Map]   3FK   S   51 miles [82.1 km]
Fort Wayne Intl. (FWA/KFWA)   [Map]   FWA   NE   70 miles [112.7 km]
Monroe Co. Airport (BMG/KBMG)   [Map]   BMG   SSW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Terre Haute Intl. (ICAO: KHUF)   [Map]   HUF   SW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Van Wert Co. Airport   [Map]   VNW   ENE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Butler County Rgnl. (ICAO: KHAO)   [Map]   HAO   SE   97 miles [156.1 km]
James M. Cox Dayton Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   97 miles [156.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sheridan Airport   [Map]   5I4   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Indianapolis Exec. (ICAO: KTYQ)   [Map]   TYQ   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Indianapolis Metro Airport(ICAO: KUMP)   [Map]   UMP   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Howard Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Anderson Muni.(AID/KAID)   [Map]   AID   ESE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Mount Comfort Airport(ICAO: KMQJ)   [Map]   MQJ   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Boone Co. Airport    [Map]   6I4   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Kokomo Muni.(ICAO: KOKK)   [Map]   OKK   N   24 miles [38.6 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Indianapolis Intl.   (IND/KIND)   [Map]
        Website for Indianapolis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
        Website for Dayton International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Butler County Rgnl.   (ICAO: KHAO)   [Map]
        Website for Butler County Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Indianapolis Exec.   (ICAO: KTYQ)   [Map]
        Website for Indianapolis Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Indianapolis Metro Airport   (ICAO: KUMP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anderson Muni.   (AID/KAID)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mount Comfort Airport   (ICAO: KMQJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northern Kentucky Intl.   (CVG/KCVG)   [Map]
        Website for Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kokomo Muni.   (ICAO: KOKK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Eagle Creek Airpark   (ICAO: KEYE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Marion Muni.   (MZZ/KMZZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Bend Rgnl.   (SBN/KSBN)   [Map]
        Website for South Bend Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Airborne Airpark   (ILN/KILN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Louisville Intl.   (SDF/KSDF)   [Map]
        Website for Louisville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fort Wayne Intl.   (FWA/KFWA)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Wayne International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Monroe Co. Airport   (BMG/KBMG)   [Map]
        Website for Monroe County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Terre Haute Intl.   (ICAO: KHUF)   [Map]
        Website for Terre Haute International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hamilton County: www.co.hamilton.in.us/

The official website for State of Indiana: www.in.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arcadia.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Arcadia. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arcadia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arcadia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arcadia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arcadia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1742, Longitude: -86.0211     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arcadia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Arcadia), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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