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Atkins, Arkansas

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Welcome to Atkins ...

The city of Atkins is located in Pope County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Atkins has a population of 3,059 people<1> (see below for details).

Atkins is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Atkins: (479)

The ZIP code for Atkins: 72823<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Atkins had a population of 3,016 people. This makes Atkins the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Atkins represents 0.1% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 93rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,016 people, the population of Atkins increased 4.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,878 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Atkins had an population of 3,059 people. This is an increase of 1.43% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.29% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Atkins.

Communities near Atkins ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Dardanelle   [Map]   4,601   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dover   [Map]   1,401   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hector   [Map]   454   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
London   [Map]   1,049   W   18 miles [29 km]
Morrilton   [Map]   6,722   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oppelo   [Map]   760   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Atkins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Atkins - they are located in Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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 Atkins. 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 Atkins. 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 Atkins.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atkins ...

Looking for more information about Atkins? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Atkins, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Atkins.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Atkins. 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.

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atkins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Atkins). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Atkins or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Atkins. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atkins) 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 Atkins. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atkins

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkins. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2415, Longitude: -92.9463     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atkins have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Atkins.