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Athos, Arizona

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The location of Athos

Welcome to Athos ...

Athos is located in Mohave County.

The location of Athos has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Athos is 2,140 feet [652 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Athos is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Athos lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Athos (for example, toward Needles (CA)), you will leave Mountain Standard Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT). In addition, you will be moving from an area that does not observe daylight saving time to one that does.

Athos lies within the (928) area code.

Communities near Athos ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Cedar   [Map]   ---   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cerbat   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Franconia   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Golden Valley   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Harris - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kingman   [Map]   29,472   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Athos ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Athos - it's located in Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Athos. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Athos. 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 Athos.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athos ...

Looking for more information about Athos? 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.

Looking for more information about Athos? 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 Athos, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Athos.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Arizona

About Mohave County

About Arizona

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Mohave County:

The official website for State of Arizona:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Athos - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Athos) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athos. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9500, Longitude: -114.1394     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Athos have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Athos.

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