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Welcome to Arcadia ...
Arcadia is located on the Gulf Coast.
The location of Arcadia has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Arcadia, you might consider that their post office opened in 1891.
Arcadia is near sea level<3>.
Time Zone: Arcadia lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Websites for Arcadia ...
Junior League: www.jlgalveston.org/
Communities Also Named Arcadia ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Texas communities named Arcadia: This one is located in Galveston County and the other is located in Shelby County.
Beyond Texas, there are 43 communities that are also named Arcadia - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah (2), Virginia (2), Washington (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arcadia.
Communities near Arcadia ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arcadia.
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 Arcadia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arcadia.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arcadia. 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 Arcadia.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arcadia. See our Newspapers Page for Arcadia.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arcadia ...
Looking for more information about Arcadia? 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 Arcadia, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arcadia.
Adding Arcadia to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Arcadia 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 Arcadia was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>
We also found Arcadia in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Arcadia.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arcadia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Galveston County: www.co.galveston.tx.us/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023