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Arcola, Indiana

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The location of Arcola

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Arcola ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fort Wayne. It lies just east of Arcola. Fort Wayne has a population of 266,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Goshen. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northwest of Arcola and has a population of 33,200 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 Arcola and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Angola   [Map]   8,655   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Auburn   [Map]   13,169   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Bluffton   [Map]   10,030   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Columbia City   [Map]   9,044   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Decatur   [Map]   9,561   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Huntington   [Map]   17,084   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Kendallville   [Map]   9,848   N   23 miles [37 km]
Marion   [Map]   28,327   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
New Haven   [Map]   15,560   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Peru   [Map]   11,024   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Wabash   [Map]   10,112   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Warsaw   [Map]   14,748   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sturgis (MI)   [Map]   10,824   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Defiance (OH)   [Map]   16,687   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Van Wert (OH)   [Map]   10,654   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Aboite   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Anthony Wayne Village   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ari   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Churubusco   [Map]   1,823   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dunfee   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Dunn Mill   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Ege   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Goblesville   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hacienda Village   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Huntertown   [Map]   6,729   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Indian Village   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Laotto   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   1,695   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Tri-Lakes   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Yoder   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Allen County ...

Arcola is located in Allen County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Allen County: Adams, DeKalb, Huntington, Noble, Wells, Whitley, Defiance (OH), Paulding (OH) & Van Wert (OH).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Arcola ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arcola ...

Looking for more information about Arcola? 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 Arcola, 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 Arcola.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Arcola. 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 Arcola. 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, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Indiana

    Indiana Tourism
    Parks for Indiana

    Fishing in Indiana
    Hunting in Indiana

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Indiana Statewide Tourism
    Arcola Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Arcola

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 Arcola ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Smith Fld. (FAA ID: SMD)   [Map]   ENE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fort Wayne Intl.  (FWA/KFWA)   [Map]   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
De Kalb Co. Airport  (ICAO: KGWB)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Huntington Muni. (FAA ID: HHG)   [Map]   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kendallville Muni. (FAA ID: C62)   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Miller Airport (FAA ID: C40)   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Arcola.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
South Bend Rgnl.  (SBN/KSBN)   [Map]   NW   67 miles [107.8 km]
Dayton Intl.  (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]   SE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Indianapolis Intl.  (IND/KIND)   [Map]   SSW   109 miles [175.4 km]
Gerald R. Ford Intl.  (GRR/KGRR)   [Map]   N   123 miles [197.9 km]
Detroit Metro Airport  (DTW/KDTW)   [Map]   NE   126 miles [202.8 km]
Midway Intl.  (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]   WNW   135 miles [217.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Fort Wayne Intl.  (FWA/KFWA)   [Map]   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Van Wert Co. Airport (FAA ID: VNW)   [Map]   ESE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Kalamazoo / Battle Creek Intl.  (AZO/KAZO)   [Map]   N   79 miles [127.1 km]
Toledo Express Airport  (TOL/KTOL)   [Map]   ENE   83 miles [133.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Smith Fld. (FAA ID: SMD)   [Map]   ENE   7 miles [11.3 km]
De Kalb Co. Airport  (ICAO: KGWB)   [Map]   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Huntington Muni. (FAA ID: HHG)   [Map]   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kendallville Muni. (FAA ID: C62)   [Map]   N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Miller Airport (FAA ID: C40)   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Warsaw Muni. (ICAO: KASW)   [Map]   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Harrold (FAA ID: B25)   [Map]   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Adams Co. Airstrip   [Map]   SSE   34 miles [54.7 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.

South Bend Rgnl.   (SBN/KSBN)   [Map]
  Website for South Bend Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Dayton Intl.   (DAY/KDAY)   [Map]
  Website for Dayton International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Metcalf Fld.   (ICAO: KTDZ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Gary / Chicago Intl.   (GYY/KGYY)   [Map]
  Website for Gary / Chicago International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
De Kalb Co. Airport   (ICAO: KGWB)   [Map]
  Website for De Kalb County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Warsaw Muni.   (ICAO: KASW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Indianapolis Intl.   (IND/KIND)   [Map]
  Website for Indianapolis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Goshen Muni.   (ICAO: KGSH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Gerald R. Ford Intl.   (GRR/KGRR)   [Map]
  Website for Gerald R. Ford International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Detroit Metro Airport   (DTW/KDTW)   [Map]
  Website for Detroit Metropolitan - Wayne County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Midway Intl.   (MDW/KMDW)   [Map]
  Website for Midway International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Fort Wayne Intl.   (FWA/KFWA)   [Map]
  Website for Fort Wayne International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kalamazoo / Battle Creek Intl.   (AZO/KAZO)   [Map]
  Website for Kalamazoo / Battle Creek International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Toledo Express Airport   (TOL/KTOL)   [Map]
  Website for Toledo Express Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Allen County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Allen County:

The official website for State of Indiana:

Footnotes ...

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

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arcola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1037, Longitude: -85.2941     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arcola 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Arcola), 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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