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Welcome to Arapahoe ...

The city of Arapahoe is located in Furnas County.

The pronunciation of Arapahoe: ah-RAP-ah-hoh<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Arapahoe has a population of 976 people<2> (see below for details).

Arapahoe is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Arapahoe is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Arapahoe lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Arapahoe is located in the (308) area code.

The ZIP code for Arapahoe: 68922<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arapahoe had a population of 1,026 people (which is 20.69% of the total population of Furnas County). This makes Arapahoe the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Arapahoe represents 0.06% of the population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 106th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,026 people, the population of Arapahoe has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,028 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Arapahoe had an population of 976 people. This is a decrease of 4.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.06% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Arapahoe.

Communities near Arapahoe ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Cambridge   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the West (W) of Arapahoe

Oxford   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Arapahoe

Elwood   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Arapahoe

Located in Gosper County

Beaver City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Arapahoe

Holbrook   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Arapahoe

Edison   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Arapahoe

Wilsonville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Arapahoe

Hendley   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Arapahoe

Hollinger   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Arapahoe

Mascot   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Arapahoe

Located in Harlan County

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

Communities Also Named Arapahoe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Arapahoe - they are located in Colorado (4), Kansas (2), North Carolina and Wyoming.

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

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 Arapahoe. 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 Arapahoe. 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 Arapahoe. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arapahoe ...

Looking for more information about Arapahoe? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Arapahoe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arapahoe.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Furnas County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Arapahoe. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arapahoe.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arapahoe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Arapahoe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arapahoe or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Arapahoe) 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 Arapahoe. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arapahoe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arapahoe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3064, Longitude: -99.8976     [Map].

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