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Welcome to Arah ...

Arah is located in Scurry County<1>.

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

Arah is 2,450 feet [747 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Arah is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Arah lies within the (325) area code.

Communities near Arah ...

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

  • Snyder [Scurry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snyder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snyder
    • Snyder [Scurry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Arah
    • Estimated population for 2018: 11,165 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snyder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Snyder
  • Fluvanna [Scurry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fluvanna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fluvanna
    • Fluvanna [Scurry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Arah
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fluvanna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fluvanna
  • Ira [Scurry County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ira have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ira
    • Ira [Scurry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Arah
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ira
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ira
  • Gail [Borden County]
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    • Dunn [Scurry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunn
      • Dunn [Scurry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Arah
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunn
    • Cuthbert [Mitchell County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuthbert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuthbert
      • Cuthbert [Mitchell County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the south of Arah
    • Justiceburg [Garza County]
    • Hermleigh [Scurry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hermleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hermleigh
      • Hermleigh [Scurry County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the east of Arah
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hermleigh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hermleigh
    • Buford [Mitchell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buford
      • Buford [Mitchell County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Arah
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    • Westbrook [Mitchell County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westbrook
      • Westbrook [Mitchell County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the south of Arah
      • Estimated population for 2018: 246 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westbrook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westbrook

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arah ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Scurry, 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 Arah - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arah) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7582, Longitude: -101.1351       In this case, the coordinates for Arah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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