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Arabia, Kentucky

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Although we found mention of Arabia during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Arabia. If you can help us locate Arabia, please Contact Us.

About Arabia (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Lincoln County (see below)

Time Zone: Arabia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)

Telephone Area Code: (606)

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Arabia

GNIS ID:   None
FIPS State / Place Code:   21 / 01846

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Arabia)

About Lincoln County

The community of Stanford is the County Seat for Lincoln County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Barren)


2016:<2>     24,372   (1.5% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     24,742   (5.91% increase since 2000)
2000:     23,361

Total Area:<3>   336.6 sq. miles [871.7 km²]

Housing Units:<4>   10,819

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Lincoln

GNIS ID:   516915
FIPS State / County Code:   21 / 137

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Arabia)

About Kentucky

From the US Census


2016:     4,436,974   (2.25% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,339,367   (7.36% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,041,769

Websites for State of Kentucky

Official Website:   www.kentucky.gov/
Tourism:   www.kentuckytourism.com/
Fishing & Hunting:   fw.ky.gov/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Kentucky

GNIS ID:   1779786
FIPS State:   21

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Arabia)

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Arabia and then turned west". While Arabia could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Arabia as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Arabia could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Kentucky community named Arabia.

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<2>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Arabia. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<4>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arabia.