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Welcome to Arnold ...

Arnold is located in Davidson County<1>.

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

Arnold is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Arnold lies within the (336) area code.

Adding Arnold to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Arnold ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 39 communities that are also named Arnold - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, California (3), Georgia (6), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Texas, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Arnold ...

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

  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
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    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Arnold
    • 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]
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    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Arnold
    • 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>
  • Salisbury [Rowan County]
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    • Salisbury [Rowan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Arnold
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,821 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury<5>
  • Thomasville [Davidson County]
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    • Thomasville [Davidson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Arnold
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
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      • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Arnold
      • 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>
    • Clemmons [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clemmons
      • Clemmons [Forsyth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Arnold
      • 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]
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      • Lexington [Davidson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Arnold
      • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Arnold
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Arnold
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Arnold
      • 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arnold ...

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

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About Davidson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arnold. 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 Arnold - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Arnold) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arnold. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8935, Longitude: -80.2806       In this case, the coordinates for Arnold 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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