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Welcome to Arcadia ...

Arcadia is located in Davidson County<1>.

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

Arcadia is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Arcadia is within the (336) area code.

Adding Arcadia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arcadia 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 Arcadia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Arcadia on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Arcadia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Carolina communities named Arcadia: This one is located in Davidson County and the other is located in Forsyth County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 43 communities that are also named Arcadia - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia (2), Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Arcadia ...

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

  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winston-Salem
    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Arcadia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 248,112 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston-Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston-Salem<5>
  • High Point [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Point
    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Arcadia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for High Point<5>
  • Thomasville [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomasville
    • Thomasville [Davidson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Arcadia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,713 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomasville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomasville<5>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kernersville
    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Arcadia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kernersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clemmons [Forsyth County]
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      • Clemmons [Forsyth County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Arcadia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,089 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemmons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemmons
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemmons<5>
    • Lexington [Davidson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
      • Lexington [Davidson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Arcadia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,141 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
    • Lewisville [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisville
      • Lewisville [Forsyth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Arcadia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<5>
    • Archdale [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archdale
      • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Arcadia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<5>
    • Trinity [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trinity
      • Trinity [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Arcadia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<5>
    • Mocksville [Davie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mocksville
      • Mocksville [Davie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Arcadia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,297 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mocksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mocksville<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 Arcadia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arcadia.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arcadia ...

Looking for more information about Arcadia? 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 Arcadia, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arcadia.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Carolina

About Davidson County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Davidson County: www.co.davidson.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 Davidson, 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 Arcadia - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arcadia) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arcadia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9474, Longitude: -80.3084       In this case, the coordinates for Arcadia 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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