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Welcome to Athlone ...

Athlone is located in Merced County<1>.

The location of Athlone has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Athlone is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Athlone lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Athlone is located in the (209) area code.

Communities Also Named Athlone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Athlone - they are located in Alberta, Louisiana, Michigan, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario and Virginia.

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

Communities near Athlone ...

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

  • Merced [Merced County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Merced
    • Merced [Merced County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Athlone
    • Estimated population in 2018: 83,316 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Merced
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Merced<5>
  • Atwater [Merced County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atwater
    • Atwater [Merced County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Athlone
    • Estimated population in 2018: 29,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atwater<5>
  • Chowchilla [Madera County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chowchilla
    • Chowchilla [Madera County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Athlone
    • Estimated population in 2018: 18,771 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chowchilla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chowchilla<5>
  • Le Grand [Merced County]
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    • Planada [Merced County]
    • Tuttle [Merced County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuttle
      • Tuttle [Merced County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Athlone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuttle
    • El Nido [Merced County]
    • Lincoln [Madera County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
      • Lincoln [Madera County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Athlone
    • Berenda [Madera County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berenda
      • Berenda [Madera County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Athlone
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    • Fluhr [Merced County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fluhr
      • Fluhr [Merced County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Athlone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fluhr

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athlone ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Merced County: www.co.merced.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Merced, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Athlone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Athlone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athlone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2080, Longitude: -120.3580       In this case, the coordinates for Athlone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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