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Welcome to Arkalon ...

Arkalon is located in Seward County<1>.

The location of Arkalon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Arkalon is 2,610 feet [796 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Arkalon is ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Arkalon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Arkalon: (620)

Adding Arkalon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arkalon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Arkalon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Arkalon on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arkalon on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Arkalon ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arkalon.

  • Liberal [Seward County]
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    • Liberal [Seward County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Arkalon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,821 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberal<5>
  • Plains [Meade County]
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    • Plains [Meade County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Arkalon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,021 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Plains:
    • West Plains
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plains<5>
  • Tyrone [Texas County]
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    • Tyrone [Texas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Arkalon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 743 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyrone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyrone<5>
  • Kismet [Seward County]
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    • Kismet [Seward County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Arkalon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 423 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kismet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Turpin [Beaver County]
    • Satanta [Haskell County]
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      • Satanta [Haskell County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Arkalon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,121 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satanta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Satanta<5>
    • Forgan [Beaver County]
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      • Forgan [Beaver County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Arkalon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 520 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forgan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forgan<5>
    • Sublette [Haskell County]
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      • Sublette [Haskell County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the north of Arkalon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,324 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sublette<5>
    • Moscow [Stevens County]
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      • Moscow [Stevens County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Arkalon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 294 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Moscow:
      • Mosco
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<5>
    • Meade [Meade County]
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      • Meade [Meade County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the east of Arkalon
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Meade:
      • Meade Center
      • Meade has also been known as:
      • Meade City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meade<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arkalon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arkalon.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arkalon. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Arkalon.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arkalon. See our Newspapers Page for Arkalon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arkalon ...

Looking for more information about Arkalon? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Arkalon, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arkalon.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Seward, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arkalon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arkalon) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arkalon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1431, Longitude: -100.8074       In this case, the coordinates for Arkalon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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