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Welcome to East Arcadia ...

The town of East Arcadia is located in Bladen County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for East Arcadia: E. Arcadia

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, East Arcadia has a population of 468 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of East Arcadia.

East Arcadia is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

East Arcadia is located in the (910) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Arcadia had an population of 468 people. This is a decrease of 3.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, East Arcadia had a population of 487 people. This makes East Arcadia the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 487 people, the population of East Arcadia decreased 7.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 524 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for East Arcadia.

Communities Also Named East Arcadia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named East Arcadia - it's located in California.

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

Communities near East Arcadia ...

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

  • Navassa [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Navassa
    • Navassa [Brunswick County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of East Arcadia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Navassa have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Navassa
  • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Waccamaw
    • Lake Waccamaw [Columbus County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of East Arcadia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Waccamaw have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Waccamaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Waccamaw<6>
  • Northwest [Brunswick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northwest
    • Northwest [Brunswick County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of East Arcadia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 806 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northwest
  • Bolton [Columbus County]
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    • Bolton [Columbus County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of East Arcadia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bolton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Atkinson [Pender County]
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      • Atkinson [Pender County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of East Arcadia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 366 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atkinson<6>
    • Sandy Creek [Brunswick County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Creek
      • Sandy Creek [Brunswick County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of East Arcadia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 319 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Creek
    • Kelly [Bladen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelly
      • Kelly [Bladen County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of East Arcadia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelly
    • Riegelwood [Columbus County]
    • Delco [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delco
      • Delco [Columbus County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of East Arcadia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delco have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delco
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delco<6>
    • Acme [Columbus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acme
      • Acme [Columbus County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of East Arcadia
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acme

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Arcadia ...

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

Adding East Arcadia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of East 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 East Arcadia was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bladen County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bladen County: www.bladeninfo.net/

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 Bladen, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for East Arcadia.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East 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' (or 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- East Arcadia) 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 East Arcadia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East ArcadiaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Arcadia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3824, Longitude: -78.3280    
<5>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.
<6>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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