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Welcome to Arcola ...

Arcola is located in Tangipahoa Parish<1>.

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

Arcola is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Arcola: (985)

Communities Also Named Arcola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Arcola - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (5), Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Arcola ...

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

  • Hammond [Tangipahoa Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hammond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hammond
    • Hammond [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Arcola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,437 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hammond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hammond<5>
  • Amite City [Tangipahoa Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amite City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amite City
    • Amite City [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Arcola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amite City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amite City<5>
  • Kentwood [Tangipahoa Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kentwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentwood
    • Kentwood [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Arcola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kentwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kentwood<5>
  • Independence [Tangipahoa Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Arcola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,893 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Albany [Livingston Parish]
      • 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 [Livingston Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,159 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<5>
    • Tangipahoa [Tangipahoa Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tangipahoa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tangipahoa
      • Tangipahoa [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 853 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tangipahoa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tangipahoa<5>
    • Tickfaw [Tangipahoa Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tickfaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tickfaw
      • Tickfaw [Tangipahoa Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 764 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tickfaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tickfaw<5>
    • Greensburg [Saint Helena Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greensburg
      • Greensburg [Saint Helena Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 652 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<5>
    • Osyka [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Osyka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osyka
      • Osyka [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 411 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osyka
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osyka<5>
    • Montpelier [Saint Helena Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montpelier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montpelier
      • Montpelier [Saint Helena Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 241 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montpelier

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arcola ...

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

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About Tangipahoa Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tangipahoa Parish: www.tangicouncil.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Tangipahoa, 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 Arcola - 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 from Point A (ie- Arcola) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arcola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7766, Longitude: -90.5104       In this case, the coordinates for Arcola 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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