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Welcome to Arthur ...

Arthur is located in Edmonson County<1>.

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.

  • Bowling Green [Warren County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowling Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowling Green
    • Bowling Green [Warren County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Arthur
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70,543 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<5>
  • Cave City [Barren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave City
    • Cave City [Barren County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Arthur
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,426 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cave City<5>
  • Horse Cave [Hart County]
  • Munfordville [Hart County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Munfordville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munfordville
    • Munfordville [Hart County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Arthur
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,659 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munfordville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munfordville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Brownsville [Edmonson County]
    • Smiths Grove [Warren County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smiths Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smiths Grove
      • Smiths Grove [Warren County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Arthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 798 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smiths Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smiths Grove<5>
    • Park City [Barren County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
      • Park City [Barren County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Arthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 559 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park City<5>
    • Plum Springs [Warren County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum Springs
      • Plum Springs [Warren County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Arthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 528 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum Springs
    • Oakland [Warren County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Warren County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Arthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 218 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Mammoth Cave [Edmonson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mammoth Cave have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mammoth Cave
      • Mammoth Cave [Edmonson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Arthur
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth Cave
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mammoth Cave<5>

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Edmonson County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arthur. 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 Edmonson, 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 Arthur - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arthur) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arthur. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1756, Longitude: -86.2066       In this case, the coordinates for Arthur 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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