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Welcome to Arcadia ...

The town of Arcadia is located in Bienville Parish and is the Parish Seat for Bienville Parish.

The location of Arcadia has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Arcadia has a population of 2,795 people<2> (see below for details).

Arcadia is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Arcadia is within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Arcadia: 71001<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arcadia had a population of 2,919 people (which is 20.34% of the total population of Bienville Parish). This makes Arcadia the parish's most populous community.

The population of Arcadia represents 0.06% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 97th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,919 people, the population of Arcadia decreased 4.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,041 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Arcadia had an population of 2,795 people. This is a decrease of 4.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.09% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Arcadia.

Communities near Arcadia ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Arcadia and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Athens   [Map]   228   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bienville   [Map]   208   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dubach   [Map]   960   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Dubberly   [Map]   262   W   18 miles [29 km]
Gibsland   [Map]   921   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Grambling   [Map]   5,239   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Arcadia.

Communities Also Named Arcadia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Arcadia - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia (2), Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arcadia.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arcadia. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arcadia. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arcadia. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arcadia:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arcadia ...

Looking for more information about Arcadia? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Arcadia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arcadia.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bienville Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bienville Parish: www.bienvilleparish.org/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arcadia.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arcadia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Arcadia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arcadia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arcadia) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arcadia. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arcadia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arcadia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5506, Longitude: -92.9244     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arcadia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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