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Arthur, Nebraska

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Welcome to Arthur ...

The village of Arthur is located in Arthur County<1> and is the County Seat for Arthur County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Arthur has a population of 120 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Arthur is 3,650 feet [1,113 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Arthur is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Arthur lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Arthur and travel east, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Arthur: (308)

The ZIP code for Arthur: 69121<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Arthur had an population of 120 people. This is an increase of 2.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arthur had a population of 117 people (which is 25.43% of the total population of Arthur County). This makes Arthur the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 117 people, the population of Arthur decreased 19.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 145 people).

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

Communities Also Named Arthur ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 30 communities that are also named Arthur - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (3), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Arthur ...

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

  • Bucktail [Arthur County]
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    • Bucktail [Arthur County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Arthur
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bucktail have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lemoyne [Keith County]
  • Belmar [Keith County]
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    • Belmar [Keith County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Arthur
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  • Keystone [Keith County]
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    • Lewellen [Garden County]
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      • Lewellen [Garden County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Arthur
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 199 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewellen<7>
    • Hyannis [Grant County]
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      • Hyannis [Grant County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the north of Arthur
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 185 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hyannis have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyannis<7>
    • Ogallala [Keith County]
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      • Ogallala [Keith County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the south of Arthur
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,473 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ogallala
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ogallala<7>
    • Roscoe [Keith County]
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      • Roscoe [Keith County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the south of Arthur
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roscoe have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ashby [Grant County]
    • Whitman [Grant County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arthur ...

Looking for more information about Arthur? 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 Arthur, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arthur.

Adding Arthur to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arthur 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 Arthur was on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

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

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Communities in Nebraska

About Arthur County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Arthur, 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 Arthur.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arthur - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 village (such as Arthur). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arthur or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arthur) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arthur. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ArthurOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arthur. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5717, Longitude: -101.6899    
<6>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.
<7>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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