|Elevation||843 ft (257 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||430240|
Once a booming train station for farm products and a regional U.S. postal center in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, in more recent years it has become a bedroom community of Fort Wayne. The community has a volunteer fire department and an elementary school in the building which once housed grades one through twelve, including Arcola High School. The famous annual Arcola tractor pull (arcolapull.org), is held in the community.
Arcola is located at. Arcola is at the intersection of Eme Rd and Arcola road, two miles east of the Allen-Whitley county line.
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