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Welcome to Arapahoe ...

The city of Arapahoe is located in Furnas County<1>.

The pronunciation of Arapahoe: ah-RAP-ah-hoh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Arapahoe has a population of 976 people<3> (see below for details).

Arapahoe is 2,170 feet [661 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation 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 within the boundaries of the (308) area code.

The ZIP code for Arapahoe: 68922<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 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).

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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Arapahoe ...

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

  • Cambridge [Furnas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cambridge
    • Cambridge [Furnas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Arapahoe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,002 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cambridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cambridge<7>
  • Oxford [Furnas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
    • Oxford [Furnas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Arapahoe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 733 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<7>
  • Elwood [Gosper County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elwood have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elwood
    • Elwood [Gosper County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Arapahoe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 683 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elwood<7>
  • Beaver City [Furnas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver City
    • Beaver City [Furnas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Arapahoe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver City<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Holbrook [Furnas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holbrook
      • Holbrook [Furnas County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Arapahoe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 194 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holbrook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holbrook<7>
    • Edison [Furnas County]
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      • Edison [Furnas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Arapahoe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 123 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edison<7>
    • Wilsonville [Furnas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsonville
      • Wilsonville [Furnas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Arapahoe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 87 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilsonville<7>
    • Hendley [Furnas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendley have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendley
      • Hendley [Furnas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Arapahoe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendley<7>
    • Hollinger [Furnas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollinger have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollinger
      • Hollinger [Furnas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Arapahoe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollinger
    • Mascot [Harlan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mascot
      • Mascot [Harlan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Arapahoe
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mascot

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Arapahoe.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arapahoe. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Furnas, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arapahoe.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arapahoe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, 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    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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