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Welcome to Arma ...

The city of Arma is located in Crawford County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Arma has a population of 1,416 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Arma.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Arma: Named for W.F. Armacost.

Arma is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Arma: (620)

The ZIP code for Arma: 66712<4>

Websites for Arma ...

Official Website: www.armakansas.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Arma had an population of 1,416 people. This is a decrease of 4.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arma had a population of 1,481 people. This makes Arma the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Arma represents 0.05% of the total population of Kansas (which has 2,853,118 people), making it the state's 148th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,481 people, the population of Arma decreased 3.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,529 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Arma.

Communities near Arma ...

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

  • Pittsburg [Crawford County]
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    • Pittsburg [Crawford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Arma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,968 people
    • Former name for Pittsburg:
    • Pittsburgh
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburg<6>
  • Frontenac [Crawford County]
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    • Frontenac [Crawford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Arma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frontenac have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frontenac<6>
  • Girard [Crawford County]
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    • Girard [Crawford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Arma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,656 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Girard have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Girard<6>
  • Cherokee [Crawford County]
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    • Cherokee [Crawford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Arma
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 711 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherokee<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Liberal [Barton County]
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      • Liberal [Barton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Arma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 702 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberal have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Weir [Cherokee County]
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      • Weir [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Arma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 634 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weir have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mulberry [Crawford County]
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      • Mulberry [Crawford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Arma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulberry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Mulberry:
      • Mulberry Grove
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulberry<6>
    • Scammon [Cherokee County]
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      • Scammon [Cherokee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Arma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 440 people
      • Former name for Scammon:
      • Scammonville
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scammon<6>
    • Mindenmines [Barton County]
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      • Mindenmines [Barton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Arma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 342 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mindenmines have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mindenmines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mindenmines<6>
    • Arcadia [Crawford County]
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      • Arcadia [Crawford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Arma
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 309 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arcadia have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Arcadia:
      • Coxe's Creek
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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 Arma. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arma.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arma. 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 Arma.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arma ...

Looking for more information about Arma? 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 Arma, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arma.

Adding Arma to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arma 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 Arma was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Kansas

About Crawford County

About Kansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Arma: www.armakansas.org/

The official website for Crawford County: www.crawfordcountykansas.org/

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 Crawford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arma.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Arma). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arma or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Arma) 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 Arma. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ArmaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5442, Longitude: -94.6998    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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