A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Arthur ...
So far, we have found very little information about Arthur. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Arthur to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Arthur, please Contact Us.
The location of Arthur has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Arthur is 6,340 feet [1,932 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Arthur is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Arthur was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
If Arthur still existed, it would have been in the (775) area code.
Adding Arthur to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
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, we also found mention of Arthur elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a George#&160;F. Cram Map of Nevada (1883).
We also found Arthur mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arthur on our Genealogy Page.
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, Nebraska, 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.
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Elko County: www.elkocountynv.net/
The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2021