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Welcome to Arcola ...

Arcola is located in Webster County<1>.

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

Arcola is 1,870 feet [570 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Arcola: (304) and (681)<4>

Communities Also Named Arcola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Arcola - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (5), Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Texas, Virginia and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arcola.

Communities near Arcola ...

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

  • Richwood [Nicholas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richwood
    • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Arcola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,855 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<6>
  • Sutton [Braxton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sutton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutton
    • Sutton [Braxton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Arcola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 988 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sutton<6>
  • Gassaway [Braxton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gassaway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gassaway
    • Gassaway [Braxton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Arcola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gassaway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gassaway<6>
  • Addison [Webster County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Addison
    • Addison [Webster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Arcola
    • Estimated population in 2019: 663 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Addison
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cowen [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowen
      • Cowen [Webster County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 468 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowen<6>
    • Flatwoods [Braxton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flatwoods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flatwoods
      • Flatwoods [Braxton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flatwoods
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flatwoods<6>
    • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camden-on-Gauley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden-on-Gauley
      • Camden-on-Gauley [Webster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Arcola
      • Estimated population in 2019: 145 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden-on-Gauley
    • Upperglade [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upperglade
      • Upperglade [Webster County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Arcola
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upperglade
    • Erbacon [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erbacon
      • Erbacon [Webster County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Arcola
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erbacon
    • Tioga [Nicholas County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arcola ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within West Virginia

About Webster County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Webster, 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 Arcola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arcola) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arcola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4668, Longitude: -80.5193       In this case, the coordinates for Arcola 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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