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Welcome to Arcola ...
The location of Arcola has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Arcola has a population of 321 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Arcola.
Arcola is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Arcola lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Arcola is within the (662) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Arcola had an population of 321 people. This is a decrease of 11.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 42.98% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Arcola had a population of 361 people. This makes Arcola the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Arcola represents 0.01% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 238th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 361 people, the population of Arcola decreased 35.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 563 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Arcola.
Adding Arcola 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 Arcola 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 Arcola elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Arcola on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arcola on our Genealogy Page.
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), Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, 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.
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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 State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 03 May 2021