Arpelar, Oklahoma

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Arpelar, Oklahoma
Arpelar, Oklahoma is located in Oklahoma
Arpelar, Oklahoma
Arpelar, Oklahoma
Arpelar, Oklahoma is located in the United States
Arpelar, Oklahoma
Arpelar, Oklahoma
Coordinates: 34°56′31″N 95°57′56″W / 34.94194°N 95.96556°W / 34.94194; -95.96556Coordinates: 34°56′31″N 95°57′56″W / 34.94194°N 95.96556°W / 34.94194; -95.96556
CountryUnited States
StateOklahoma
CountyPittsburg
Area
 • Total2.229 sq mi (5.77 km2)
 • Land2.226 sq mi (5.77 km2)
 • Water0.003 sq mi (0.008 km2)
Elevation
748 ft (228 m)
Population
 • Total272
 • Density120/sq mi (47/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)918 & 539
GNIS feature ID1089709[2]

Arpelar is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, United States. Its population was 272 as of the 2010 census.[1] U.S. Route 270 and Oklahoma State Highway 1 pass through the community.

History[edit]

Arpelar was named after Aaron Arpelar, a county judge in the Choctaw Nation. It had a post office from February 25, 1903, until June 30, 1934.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has an area of 2.229 square miles (5.77 km2); 2.226 square miles (5.77 km2) of its area is land, and 0.003 square miles (0.0078 km2) is water.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "2010 Census Gazetteer Files - Places: Oklahoma". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 26, 2017.
  2. ^ "Arpelar". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ Shirk, George H. (1974). Oklahoma Place Names (2 ed.). Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press. p. 13. ISBN 0806111402.