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Arago, Nebraska

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The location of Arago

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.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Arago is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Arago still existed, it would have been in the (402) & (531)<4> area codes.

Communities near Arago ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Falls City   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of Arago

Rock Port   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Arago

Located in Atchison County (MO)

Mound City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Arago

Located in Holt County (MO)

Fairfax   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Arago

Located in Atchison County (MO)

Forest City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Arago

Located in Holt County (MO)

Morrill   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Arago

Located in Brown County (KS)

Craig   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Arago

Located in Holt County (MO)

White Cloud   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Arago

Located in Doniphan County (KS)

Rulo   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Arago

Verdon   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Arago

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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arago. If available, we provide a satellite 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:

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Richardson County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

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 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.

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<3>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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<4>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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 we use 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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