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Welcome to Arat ...

Arat is located in Cumberland County<1>.

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

Arat is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Arat (for example, toward Monticello), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Arat is within the boundaries of the (270) area code.

Communities near Arat ...

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

  • Thompsons Store [Clay County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsons Store have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompsons Store
    • Thompsons Store [Clay County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Arat
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,180 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompsons Store
  • Tompkinsville [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tompkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tompkinsville
    • Tompkinsville [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Arat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,252 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tompkinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tompkinsville<5>
  • Albany [Clinton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
    • Albany [Clinton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Arat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,002 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<5>
  • Edmonton [Metcalfe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edmonton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edmonton
    • Edmonton [Metcalfe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Arat
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,595 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edmonton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edmonton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Burkesville [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burkesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burkesville
      • Burkesville [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Arat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,464 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burkesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burkesville<5>
    • Celina [Clay County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Celina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Celina
      • Celina [Clay County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Arat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,420 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Celina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Celina<5>
    • Gamaliel [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gamaliel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gamaliel
      • Gamaliel [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Arat
      • Estimated population in 2019: 358 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamaliel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gamaliel<5>
    • Waterview [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterview
      • Waterview [Cumberland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Arat
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterview
    • Marrowbone [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marrowbone
      • Marrowbone [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Arat
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marrowbone
    • Dougan Town [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dougan Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dougan Town
      • Dougan Town [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Arat
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dougan Town

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 Arat. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arat.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arat ...

Looking for more information about Arat? 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 Arat, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arat.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Cumberland, 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 Arat - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arat) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arat. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7567, Longitude: -85.4652       In this case, the coordinates for Arat 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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