Arkville is a hamlet situated at an elevated height of about 1370 ft. above the ground level. It is a part of the Middletown town of New York state. Arkville is located beside the state highway NY 28, north of Margaretville village on the western part of the mountains of Catskill.
Very few residents live in the town and they are a part of Delaware county. Most of the residents are primarily engaged with the agricultural sector. some are also involved with the service related industries like education, tourism and shops and stores.