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Welcome to Arbala ...

Arbala is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Arbala is located in Hopkins County<1>.

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

Arbala is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Arbala: (903) & (430)<4>

Communities near Arbala ...

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

  • Sulphur Springs [Hopkins County]
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    • Sulphur Springs [Hopkins County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Arbala
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,272 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulphur Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sulphur Springs<6>
  • Quitman [Wood County]
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    • Quitman [Wood County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Arbala
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,859 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quitman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quitman<6>
  • Emory [Rains County]
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    • Emory [Rains County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Arbala
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,367 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emory
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emory<6>
  • East Tawakoni [Rains County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Tawakoni
    • East Tawakoni [Rains County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Arbala
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 991 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Tawakoni have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Tawakoni
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Point [Rains County]
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      • Point [Rains County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Arbala
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 925 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point<6>
    • Cumby [Hopkins County]
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      • Cumby [Hopkins County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Arbala
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 794 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cumby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumby<6>
    • Como [Hopkins County]
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      • Como [Hopkins County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Arbala
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 723 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Como have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Como
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Como<6>
    • Lone Oak [Hunt County]
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      • Lone Oak [Hunt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Arbala
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 699 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lone Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lone Oak
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lone Oak<6>
    • Alba [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alba
      • Alba [Wood County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Arbala
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alba have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alba
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alba<6>
    • Yantis [Wood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yantis
      • Yantis [Wood County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Arbala
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yantis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yantis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yantis<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arbala ...

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

Adding Arbala to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arbala 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 Arbala was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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About Hopkins County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hopkins County: www.hopkinscountytx.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Hopkins, 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 Arbala - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Arbala) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arbala. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9876, Longitude: -95.6533       In this case, the coordinates for Arbala have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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