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Welcome to Arthur ...
The location of Arthur has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Arthur is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Arthur lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Arthur (for example, toward Campbellsville), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Arthur is within the boundaries of the (270) area code.
Communities Also Named Arthur ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kentucky communities named Arthur: This one is located in Edmonson County and the other is located in Letcher County.
Beyond Kentucky, there are 30 communities that are also named Arthur - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (3), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arthur.
Communities near Arthur ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arthur.
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 Arthur. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arthur.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arthur. 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 Arthur.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arthur. See our Newspapers Page for Arthur.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arthur ...
Looking for more information about Arthur? 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 Arthur, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arthur.
Adding Arthur to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Arthur 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 Arthur was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arthur on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022