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Welcome to Arma ...

The city of Arma is located in Crawford County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Arma has a population of 1,444 people<1> (see below for details).

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

Arma is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<2>.

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<3>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Arma had an population of 1,444 people. This is a decrease of 2.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.56% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Arma ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Arma and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016
Cherokee   [Map]   712   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fort Scott   [Map]   7,773   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Frontenac   [Map]   3,414   S   5 miles [8 km]
Girard   [Map]   2,748   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mulberry   [Map]   519   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pittsburg   [Map]   20,366   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arma.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arma. We make it easy 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 Arma. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arma.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arma:

Websites for Arma ...

Official Website: www.armakansas.org/

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Arma. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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: www.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Arma. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arma) 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 Arma. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arma

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arma. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5426, Longitude: -94.7014     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arma.