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Arago, Nebraska

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Welcome to Arago ...

So far, we have found very little information about Arago. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Arago to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Arago, please Contact Us.

Arago would have been located within present day Richardson County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Arago is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Arago was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Arago would have been located in the (402) and (531)<3> area codes.

Communities near Arago ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016<5>
Morrill (KS)   [Map]   225   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
White Cloud (KS)   [Map]   171   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Craig (MO)   [Map]   227   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fairfax (MO)   [Map]   591   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Forest City (MO)   [Map]   252   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mound City (MO)   [Map]   1,049   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arago.

Communities Also Named Arago ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Arago - they are located in Kansas, Minnesota and Oregon.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arago. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arago. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arago.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arago:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Arago no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Arago, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arago - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Arago.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Arago. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arago) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arago. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1525, Longitude: -95.4780     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arago have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arago.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Arago.