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Welcome to Athens ...

Athens is located in Howard County<1>.

Athens is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Athens: (870)

Communities Also Named Athens ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Athens - they are located in Alabama, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Athens ...

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

  • Dierks [Howard County]
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    • Dierks [Howard County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Athens
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,082 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dierks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dierks<4>
  • Norman [Montgomery County]
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    • Norman [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Athens
    • Estimated population in 2019: 362 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norman have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norman<4>
  • Daisy [Pike County]
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    • Daisy [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Athens
    • Estimated population in 2019: 110 people
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  • Black Springs [Montgomery County]
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    • Black Springs [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Athens
    • Estimated population in 2019: 92 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Springs
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Umpire [Howard County]
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      • Umpire [Howard County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Athens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Umpire have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Umpire
    • Unco [Calhoun County]
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      • Unco [Calhoun County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Athens
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    • Grandfield [Pike County]
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      • Grandfield [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Athens
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    • Langley [Pike County]
    • Newhope [Pike County]
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      • Newhope [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Athens
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    • Euclid [Howard County]
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      • Euclid [Howard County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Athens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Euclid have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Euclid

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 Athens. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Athens.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Athens. 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 Athens.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athens ...

Looking for more information about Athens? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Athens, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Athens.

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Athens - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Athens

Our 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    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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