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Welcome to Arvel ...

Arvel is located in Lee County<1>.

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

Arvel is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Arvel lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Arvel lies within the (606) area code.

Communities near Arvel ...

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

  • Irvine (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
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    • Irvine lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Arvel and is located in Estill County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,289 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvine<5>
  • Beattyville (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beattyville
    • Beattyville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Arvel and is located in Lee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beattyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beattyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beattyville<5>
  • McKee (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McKee
    • McKee lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Arvel and is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 773 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKee<5>
  • Annville (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Annville
    • Annville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Arvel and is located in Jackson County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Annville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Annville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Annville<5>
  • Ravenna (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenna
    • Ravenna lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Arvel and is located in Estill County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 557 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenna<5>
  • Booneville (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
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    • Booneville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Arvel and is located in Owsley County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booneville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<5>
  • Foxtown (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxtown
    • Foxtown lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Arvel and is located in Jackson County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foxtown
  • Heidelberg (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heidelberg
    • Heidelberg lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Arvel and is located in Lee County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heidelberg
  • Idamay (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Idamay
    • Idamay lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Arvel and is located in Lee County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Idamay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Idamay
  • Lynch Town (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynch Town
    • Lynch Town lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Arvel and is located in Estill County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynch Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynch 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 Arvel. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arvel.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arvel ...

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

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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 Lee, 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 Arvel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Arvel) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arvel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5184, Longitude: -83.8852       In this case, the coordinates for Arvel 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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