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Welcome to Arthur ...

Arthur is located in Lexington County<1>.

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

Arthur is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Arthur: (803)

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, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, 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.

  • Columbia
  • Lexington
  • West Columbia
  • Cayce
  • Irmo
  • Forest Acres
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Acres
    • Forest Acres lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Arthur.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,269 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Acres
  • Blythewood
  • South Congaree
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Congaree
    • South Congaree lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Arthur.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,485 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Congaree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Congaree
  • Pineridge
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pineridge
    • Pineridge lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Arthur.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,419 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineridge
  • Gaston

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.

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

Adding Arthur to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arthur in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Arthur was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Arthur on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

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

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

The official website for Lexington County: www.lex-co.com/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Lexington, 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 Arthur - 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- Arthur) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arthur. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9718, Longitude: -81.1376       In this case, the coordinates for Arthur 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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