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Welcome to Arapahoe ...

The town of Arapahoe is located in Pamlico County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Arapahoe: uh-RAP-uh-hoe<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Arapahoe has a population of 531 people<4> (see below for details).

Arapahoe was established in 1714.

The community of Arapahoe is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Arapahoe lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Arapahoe lies within the (252) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Arapahoe had an population of 531 people. This is a decrease of 4.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arapahoe had a population of 556 people. This makes Arapahoe the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 556 people, the population of Arapahoe increased 27.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 436 people).

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

Adding Arapahoe to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Arapahoe was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Arapahoe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Arapahoe - they are located in Colorado (4), Kansas (2), Nebraska and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Arapahoe ...

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

  • New Bern [Craven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bern
    • New Bern [Craven County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Arapahoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,940 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bern have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bern
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Bern<7>
  • Havelock [Craven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havelock
    • Havelock [Craven County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Arapahoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,593 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havelock
  • Newport [Carteret County]
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    • Newport [Carteret County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Arapahoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,636 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<7>
  • Trent Woods [Craven County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trent Woods
    • Trent Woods [Craven County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Arapahoe
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,991 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trent Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trent Woods
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • River Bend [Craven County]
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      • River Bend [Craven County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Arapahoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,006 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for River Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on River Bend
    • Bayboro [Pamlico County]
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      • Bayboro [Pamlico County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Arapahoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,242 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bayboro<7>
    • Oriental [Pamlico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oriental
      • Oriental [Pamlico County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Arapahoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 860 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oriental have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oriental
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oriental<7>
    • Alliance [Pamlico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alliance
      • Alliance [Pamlico County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Arapahoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 759 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alliance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alliance
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alliance<7>
    • Grantsboro [Pamlico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsboro
      • Grantsboro [Pamlico County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Arapahoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 651 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsboro<7>
    • Aurora [Beaufort County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aurora
      • Aurora [Beaufort County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Arapahoe
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 511 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aurora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aurora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arapahoe ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pamlico County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Pamlico County: www.co.pamlico.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Pamlico, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Arapahoe. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arapahoe.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arapahoe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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- Arapahoe) 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 Arapahoe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ArapahoeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arapahoe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0215, Longitude: -76.8260       In this case, the coordinates for Arapahoe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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