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Welcome to Atkinson ...

So far, we have found very little information about Atkinson. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Atkinson to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Atkinson, please Contact Us.




Atkinson was located in the western region of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (UP).

Atkinson would have been located within present day Iron County.

Time Zone: The area where Atkinson was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Atkinson and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The location where Atkinson once stood is in the (906) area code.

Communities near Atkinson ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Atkinson and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2015<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Alpha   [Map]   138   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Amasa   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Caspian   [Map]   868   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crystal Falls   [Map]   1,414   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gaastra   [Map]   332   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Iron River   [Map]   2,904   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Atkinson.

Communities Also Named Atkinson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Atkinson - they are located in Alabama, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Utah and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atkinson.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atkinson. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atkinson. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atkinson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Atkinson:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Atkinson no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Iron County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Iron County: www.iron.org/

The official website for State of Michigan: www.michigan.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Atkinson, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Atkinson. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atkinson) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Atkinson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atkinson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkinson. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2326, Longitude: -88.6933     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atkinson have been estimated.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atkinson.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Atkinson.



 
 
 

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