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Welcome to Athelstan ...

Athelstan is located in Mississippi County<1>.

The location of Athelstan has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Athelstan is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Athelstan lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Athelstan is within the boundaries of the (870) area code.

Adding Athelstan to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Athelstan in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Athelstan elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Athelstan on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Athelstan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Athelstan - they are located in Iowa, Missouri and Quebec.

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

Communities near Athelstan ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Athelstan.

  • Trumann [Poinsett County]
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    • Trumann [Poinsett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Athelstan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,969 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trumann have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trumann
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trumann<5>
  • Osceola [Mississippi County]
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    • Osceola [Mississippi County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Athelstan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osceola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osceola<5>
  • Manila [Mississippi County]
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    • Manila [Mississippi County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Athelstan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,357 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manila
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manila<5>
  • Lake City [Craighead County]
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    • Lake City [Craighead County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Athelstan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,650 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake City<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Marked Tree [Poinsett County]
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      • Marked Tree [Poinsett County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Athelstan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,420 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marked Tree<5>
    • Leachville [Mississippi County]
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      • Leachville [Mississippi County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Athelstan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,864 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leachville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leachville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leachville<5>
    • Lepanto [Poinsett County]
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      • Lepanto [Poinsett County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Athelstan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,807 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lepanto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lepanto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lepanto<5>
    • Monette [Craighead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monette
      • Monette [Craighead County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Athelstan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,595 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monette<5>
    • Caraway [Craighead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caraway
      • Caraway [Craighead County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Athelstan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,282 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caraway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caraway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caraway<5>
    • Luxora [Mississippi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luxora
      • Luxora [Mississippi County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Athelstan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,027 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luxora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luxora

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Athelstan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Athelstan.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Athelstan. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Athelstan.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Athelstan. See our Newspapers Page for Athelstan.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athelstan ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Athelstan. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mississippi County: www.mcagov.com/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Mississippi, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Athelstan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Athelstan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athelstan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6981, Longitude: -90.1784       In this case, the coordinates for Athelstan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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