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Welcome to Arbor ...
Arbor is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).
The location of Arbor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Arbor, you might consider that their post office opened in 1901.
Arbor is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Arbor lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Arbor lies within the (936) area code.
Communities Also Named Arbor ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Texas communities named Arbor: This one is located in Houston County and the other is located in Panola County.
Beyond Texas, there are 8 communities that are also named Arbor - they are located in California, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arbor.
Communities near Arbor ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arbor.
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 Arbor. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arbor.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arbor. 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 Arbor.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arbor. See our Newspapers Page for Arbor.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arbor ...
Looking for more information about Arbor? 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 Arbor, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arbor.
Adding Arbor to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Arbor 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 we've found for Arbor was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Arbor in the book titled .<5> From that list, the Arbor post office opened in 1901.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Arbor.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arbor. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023