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Welcome to Arcola ...

The town of Arcola is located in Washington County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Arcola has a population of 330 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The telephone area code for Arcola: (662)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Arcola had an population of 330 people. This is a decrease of 8.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 41.39% 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 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 (which had a count of 563 people).

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

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.

  • Greenville [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Arcola
    • Estimated population for 2018: 29,898 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville
  • Indianola [Sunflower County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
    • Indianola [Sunflower County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Arcola
    • Estimated population for 2018: 9,252 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indianola
  • Leland [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leland
    • Leland [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Arcola
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,863 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leland
  • Hollandale [Washington County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollandale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollandale
    • Hollandale [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Arcola
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,374 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollandale
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Metcalfe [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Metcalfe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Metcalfe
      • Metcalfe [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Arcola
      • Estimated population for 2018: 989 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Metcalfe
    • Inverness [Sunflower County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inverness
      • Inverness [Sunflower County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Arcola
      • Estimated population for 2018: 890 people
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    • Isola [Humphreys County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Isola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Isola
      • Isola [Humphreys County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Arcola
      • Estimated population for 2018: 628 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Isola
    • Forrest City [Washington County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forrest City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forrest City
      • Forrest City [Washington County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Arcola
    • New Town [Sunflower County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
      • New Town [Sunflower County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Arcola
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Town
    • Delta City [Hinds County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delta City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delta City
      • Delta City [Hinds County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Arcola
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delta City

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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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Washington, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arcola.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arcola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Arcola) 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 Arcola. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arcola

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arcola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2705, Longitude: -90.8800       In this case, the coordinates for Arcola have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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