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Welcome to Arcadia ...

Arcadia is located in Galveston County<1>.

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

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 have 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.

  • Pasadena [Harris County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pasadena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pasadena
    • Pasadena [Harris County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Arcadia
    • Estimated population for 2018: 153,219 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pasadena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pasadena
  • Pearland [Brazoria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pearland
    • Pearland [Brazoria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Arcadia
    • Estimated population for 2018: 122,149 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearland
  • League City [Galveston County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for League City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for League City
    • League City [Galveston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Arcadia
    • Estimated population for 2018: 106,244 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on League City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for League City
  • Galveston [Galveston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galveston
    • Galveston [Galveston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Arcadia
    • Estimated population for 2018: 50,457 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galveston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galveston
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Texas City [Galveston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Texas City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Texas City
      • Texas City [Galveston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Arcadia
      • Estimated population for 2018: 49,153 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Texas City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Texas City
    • Friendswood [Galveston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendswood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendswood
      • Friendswood [Galveston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Arcadia
      • Estimated population for 2018: 40,181 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendswood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Friendswood
    • Alvin [Brazoria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alvin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alvin
      • Alvin [Brazoria County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Arcadia
      • Estimated population for 2018: 26,827 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alvin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alvin
    • Dickinson [Galveston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dickinson
      • Dickinson [Galveston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Arcadia
      • Estimated population for 2018: 20,881 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dickinson
    • La Marque [Galveston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Marque have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Marque
      • La Marque [Galveston County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Arcadia
      • Estimated population for 2018: 16,786 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Marque
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Marque
    • Seabrook [Harris County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seabrook
      • Seabrook [Harris County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Arcadia
      • Estimated population for 2018: 14,291 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seabrook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seabrook

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Texas

About Galveston County

About Texas

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Galveston, 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 Arcadia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arcadia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arcadia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.3833, Longitude: -95.1202       In this case, the coordinates for Arcadia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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