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Welcome to Arthur ...

Arthur is located in Vernon County<1>.

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

Arthur is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Arthur lies within the (417) area code.

Adding Arthur to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Arthur in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Arthur elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arthur on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Arthur ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Arthur - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (3), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Michigan, 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.

  • Nevada [Vernon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nevada
    • Nevada [Vernon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Arthur
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,261 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nevada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nevada<5>
  • Butler [Bates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butler
    • Butler [Bates County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Arthur
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,999 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<5>
  • Rich Hill [Bates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Hill
    • Rich Hill [Bates County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Arthur
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,317 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rich Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Hill<5>
  • Hume [Bates County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hume
    • Hume [Bates County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Arthur
    • Estimated population in 2019: 314 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hume have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hume
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Prescott [Linn County]
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      • Prescott [Linn County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Arthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 268 people
      • Former name for Prescott:
      • Coal Centre
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prescott
    • Walker [Vernon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walker
      • Walker [Vernon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Arthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 256 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walker
    • Schell City [Vernon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schell City
      • Schell City [Vernon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Arthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 238 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schell City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schell City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schell City<5>
    • Rockville [Bates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville
      • Rockville [Bates County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Arthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 157 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Fulton [Bourbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
      • Fulton [Bourbon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Arthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Fulton:
      • Osaga
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<5>
    • Moundville [Vernon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moundville
      • Moundville [Vernon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Arthur
      • Estimated population in 2019: 120 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moundville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundville<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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Missouri

About Vernon County

About Missouri

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 Vernon County: www.vernoncountymo.org/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Vernon, 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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: 38.0131, Longitude: -94.3694       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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