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Arpelar, Oklahoma
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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
Country United States
State Oklahoma
County Pittsburg
Area
 • Total 2.229 sq mi (5.77 km2)
 • Land 2.226 sq mi (5.77 km2)
 • Water 0.003 sq mi (0.008 km2)
Elevation
748 ft (228 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 272
 • Density 122.03/sq mi (47.12/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 918 & 539
GNIS feature ID 1089709

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

History

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.

Geography

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.

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