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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 elevation 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 is within the (928) area code.

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.

Communities near Athos ...

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

  • Kingman [Mohave County]
  • Yucca [Mohave County]
  • Harris [Mohave County] (Historic)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harris have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harris
    • Harris [Mohave County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the north of Athos
  • McConnico [Mohave County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McConnico
    • McConnico [Mohave County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the north of Athos
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McConnico
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oatman [Mohave County]
    • Oldtrails [Mohave County] (Historic)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oldtrails
      • Oldtrails [Mohave County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Athos
    • Franconia [Mohave County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franconia have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franconia
      • Franconia [Mohave County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest of Athos
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franconia
    • Golden Valley [Mohave County]
    • Cedar [Mohave County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar
      • Cedar [Mohave County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Athos
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar
    • Cerbat [Mohave County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cerbat
      • Cerbat [Mohave County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Athos
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cerbat

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Athos.

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

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About Mohave County

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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: www.co.mohave.az.us/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Athos - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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       In this case, the coordinates for Athos have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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