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Welcome to Atlanta ...

Although we found mention of Atlanta during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Atlanta was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

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




Time Zone: The area where we believe that Atlanta might be (or was) located is in the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: AST- Heure Normale de l'Atlantique (HNA), ADT- Heure Avancée de l'Atlantique (HAA).

We believe that Atlanta would be found within the (902) area code.

The Canadian Postal Code for Atlanta: B0P<2>

Communities near Atlanta ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Atlanta and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Aldershot   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Belcher Street   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Berwick   [Map]   2,524   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Church Street   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hantsport   [Map]   1,432   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Keddys Corner   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Atlanta.

Communities Also Named Atlanta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Atlanta - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Texas and Washington.

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

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 Atlanta. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlanta ...

Looking for more information about Atlanta? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Atlanta? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Atlanta, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Atlanta.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Atlanta. 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
 RV PartsCemeteries
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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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Atlanta and then turned east". While Atlanta could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Atlanta as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Atlanta could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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<2>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Atlanta, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Atlanta). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Atlanta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Atlanta. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atlanta) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atlanta. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1514, Longitude: -64.5050     [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Atlanta were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Atlanta.



 
 
 

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