Arcola has a total area of about 5 sq. kms. and is located at a height of about 66 ft. above the ground level. Arcola is located in the County of Fort Bend. The education sector is one of the developped sectors in the city which serves the student community and also employs a chunk of the local population. Apart from that, the city of Arcola has an airport qeuipped with all modern amenities. Residents of the town are also employed in the tourism sector, local shops and stores.