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The location of Arco

Welcome to Arco ...

The city of Arco is located in Lincoln County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Arco has a population of 70 people<2> (see below for details).

Arco is 1,660 feet [506 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Arco is within the boundaries of the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Arco: 56113<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arco had a population of 75 people. This makes Arco the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 75 people, the population of Arco decreased 25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 100 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Arco had an population of 70 people. This is a decrease of 6.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 30% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Arco ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Arco and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Balaton   [Map]   628   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Ghent   [Map]   369   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hendricks   [Map]   679   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ivanhoe   [Map]   538   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lake Benton   [Map]   640   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lynd   [Map]   461   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arco.

Communities Also Named Arco ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Arco - they are located in Georgia, Idaho, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

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 Arco. 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 Arco. 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 Arco.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arco ...

Looking for more information about Arco? 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 Arco, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arco.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lincoln County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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The official website for State of Minnesota:

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 Arco.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arco - 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 city (such as Arco). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arco 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arco) 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 Arco. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arco

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3814, Longitude: -96.1811     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arco have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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