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Census Data for Athens ...

As far as we can tell, Athens has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Athens, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Dierks [Howard County]
  • Daisy [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daisy
    • Daisy [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the east of Athens
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daisy
  • Black Springs [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Springs
    • Black Springs [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the northeast of Athens
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Springs
  • Norman [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norman
    • Norman [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the northeast of Athens
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norman<2>
  • Grannis [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grannis
    • Grannis [Polk County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Athens
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grannis have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grannis
  • Wickes [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wickes
    • Wickes [Polk County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the west of Athens
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wickes have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wickes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wickes<2>
  • Gillham [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gillham
    • Gillham [Sevier County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Athens
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  • Vandervoort [Polk County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vandervoort
    • Vandervoort [Polk County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the west of Athens
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vandervoort have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vandervoort
  • Continue List   (234 more) ...
    • Mena [Polk County]
    • Murfreesboro [Pike County]
    • Oden [Montgomery County]
    • Glenwood [Pike County]
    • Hatfield [Polk County]
    • Mount Ida [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Ida
      • Mount Ida [Montgomery County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Athens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Ida have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Ida
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Ida<2>
    • Cove [Polk County]

Howard County ...

Athens is located in Howard County<4>.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Howard County.

Miscellaneous Information for Athens ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Howard County or the community of Athens:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Athens:
    • GNIS ID for Athens: 76208
    • GNIS ID for Howard County: 66872
    • GNIS ID for State of Arkansas: 68085
  • The FIPS Codes ...
    • An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
    • State Code: 05 (Arkansas)
    • County Code: 061 (Howard County)
    • Place Code: 02560 (Athens)
    • State & County Code: 05/061 (Arkansas / Howard County)
    • State & Place Code: 05/02560 (Arkansas / Athens)
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Athens is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #7 (the West South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Athens.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Athens) 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 Athens. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AthensOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3154, Longitude: -93.9772    
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.
<4>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Howard, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.




 

 

 

 

 


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