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Welcome to Atkins ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Atkins has a population of 3,037 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Atkins.
Atkins is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.
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<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Atkins had an population of 3,037 people. This is an increase of 0.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.52% since the 2000 Census).
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 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Atkins.
Adding Atkins 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 Atkins 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 Atkins elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a William Bradley Map (1889).
We also found Atkins mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atkins on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Atkins ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Atkins.
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 Atkins. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atkins.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Atkins.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atkins. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Atkins, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atkins.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021