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Welcome to Arch ...

Arch is located in Pittsburg County<1>.

Arch is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Arch: (918) and (539)<3>

Communities Also Named Arch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Arch - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky, New Mexico and Utah.

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

Communities near Arch ...

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

  • McAlester
  • Krebs
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Krebs
    • Krebs lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Arch.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,000 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Krebs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Krebs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Krebs<5>
  • Hartshorne
  • Haileyville
  • Kiowa
  • Savanna
  • Alderson
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alderson
    • Alderson lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Arch.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 291 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alderson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alderson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<5>
  • Pittsburg
  • Blanco
  • Chambers
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chambers
    • Chambers lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Arch.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chambers

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arch ...

Looking for more information about Arch? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Arch, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arch.

Adding Arch to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arch in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Arch was on a map titled Map of Oklahoma (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Arch on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1922).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arch.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arch. 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 Oklahoma's counties, including Pittsburg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (539) is an overlay for area code (918).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Arch) 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 Arch. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ArchOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7726, Longitude: -95.6600    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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