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Arcanum, Ohio

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Welcome to Arcanum ...

The village of Arcanum is located in Darke County.

The location of Arcanum has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Arcanum: are-KANE-um<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Arcanum has a population of 2,036 people<3> (see below for details).

Arcanum is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Arcanum lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Arcanum had a population of 2,129 people. This makes Arcanum the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Arcanum represents 0.02% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 389th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,129 people, the population of Arcanum increased 2.55% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,076 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Arcanum had an population of 2,036 people. This is a decrease of 4.37% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.93% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Arcanum ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Brookville   [Map]   5,888   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clayton   [Map]   13,215   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Eaton   [Map]   8,184   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Englewood   [Map]   13,470   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Greenville   [Map]   12,771   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Piqua   [Map]   20,987   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Arcanum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Arcanum - it's located in Virginia.

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

See 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 Arcanum. 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 Arcanum. 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 Arcanum.

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

Websites for Arcanum ...

Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arcanum ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Darke County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Darke County:

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Arcanum. 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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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Arcanum.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arcanum - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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- Arcanum) 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 Arcanum. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arcanum

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arcanum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9921, Longitude: -84.5545     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arcanum have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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