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Welcome to Arcola ...

Arcola is located in Montgomery County<1>.

The location of Arcola has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Arcola is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Adding Arcola to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arcola 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 Arcola was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Arcola on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1908).

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

Communities Also Named Arcola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Arcola - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (5), Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Saskatchewan, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Arcola ...

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

  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Arcola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<5>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Arcola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,600 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<5>
  • West Chester [Chester County]
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    • West Chester [Chester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Arcola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<5>
  • Lansdale [Montgomery County]
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    • Lansdale [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Arcola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,083 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Phoenixville [Chester County]
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      • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenixville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<5>
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
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      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,496 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeadon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<5>
    • Darby [Delaware County]
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      • Darby [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,702 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darby<5>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
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      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<5>
    • Perkasie [Bucks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perkasie
      • Perkasie [Bucks County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perkasie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perkasie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perkasie<5>
    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,049 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arcola ...

Looking for more information about Arcola? 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 Arcola, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arcola.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montcopa.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arcola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Arcola) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arcola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1526, Longitude: -75.4566       In this case, the coordinates for Arcola have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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