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Welcome to Arma ...

The city of Arma is located in Crawford County.

The location of Arma has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Arma has a population of 1,434 people<2> (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.<3>.

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

Arma lies within the (620) area code.

The ZIP code for Arma: 66712<4>

Websites for Arma ...

Official Website: www.armakansas.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Arma had an population of 1,434 people. This is a decrease of 3.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.21% 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 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]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburg
    • Pittsburg [Crawford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Arma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburg
  • Fort Scott [Bourbon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Scott have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Scott
    • Fort Scott [Bourbon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the north of Arma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Scott
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Scott
  • Frontenac [Crawford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frontenac have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frontenac
    • Frontenac [Crawford County] lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south of Arma
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frontenac
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frontenac
  • Girard [Crawford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Girard have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Girard
    • Girard [Crawford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west of Arma
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Girard
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Liberal [Barton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberal have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberal
      • Liberal [Barton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east of Arma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberal
    • Cherokee [Crawford County]
    • Weir [Cherokee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weir have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weir
      • Weir [Cherokee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Arma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weir
    • Mulberry [Crawford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulberry have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulberry
      • Mulberry [Crawford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east of Arma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulberry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulberry
    • Scammon [Cherokee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scammon have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scammon
      • Scammon [Cherokee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Arma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scammon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scammon
    • Mindenmines [Barton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mindenmines have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mindenmines
      • Mindenmines [Barton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast of Arma
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mindenmines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mindenmines

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities 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>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.
<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 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arma

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






















 

 

 

 

 


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