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(Botetourt County)

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Welcome to Arcadia ...

Arcadia is located in Botetourt County<1>.

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

Arcadia is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Arcadia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Arcadia: (540)

Communities Also Named Arcadia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Arcadia: This one is located in Botetourt County and the other is located in Spotsylvania County.

Beyond Virginia, 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, Texas (2), Utah (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.

  • Lexington [Lexington City]
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    • Lexington [Lexington City] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Arcadia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,279 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
  • Bedford [Bedford City]
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    • Bedford [Bedford City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Arcadia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,644 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bedford<5>
  • Buena Vista [Buena Vista City]
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    • Buena Vista [Buena Vista City] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Arcadia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,402 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buena Vista<5>
  • Buchanan [Botetourt County]
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    • Buchanan [Botetourt County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Arcadia
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,182 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buchanan<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glasgow [Rockbridge County]
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      • Glasgow [Rockbridge County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Arcadia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,107 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<5>
    • Troutville [Botetourt County]
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      • Troutville [Botetourt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Arcadia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troutville<5>
    • Iron Gate [Alleghany County]
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      • Iron Gate [Alleghany County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Arcadia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 352 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron Gate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Fincastle [Botetourt County]
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      • Fincastle [Botetourt County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Arcadia
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 341 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fincastle<5>
    • Springwood [Botetourt County]
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      • Springwood [Botetourt County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Arcadia
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    • Lithia [Botetourt County]
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      • Lithia [Botetourt County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Arcadia
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lithia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lithia

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Arcadia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Arcadia on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Botetourt County

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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 Botetourt County: www.co.botetourt.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Botetourt, 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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: 37.5454, Longitude: -79.6239       In this case, the coordinates for Arcadia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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