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Arcola, Indiana
Arcola, Indiana is located in Indiana
Arcola, Indiana
Arcola, Indiana
Location in Indiana
Arcola, Indiana is located in the United States
Arcola, Indiana
Arcola, Indiana
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Indiana
County Allen
Township Lake
843 ft (257 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 260
FIPS code 18-1990
GNIS feature ID 430240

Arcola is an unincorporated community in Lake Township, Allen County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

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 (, is held in the community.


The Arcola post office was established in 1858. The name of the community commemorates the Battle of Arcola.


Arcola is located at 41°06′13″N 85°17′39″W / 41.10361°N 85.29417°W / 41.10361; -85.29417.

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