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Atwater, California
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The location of Atwater

Welcome to Atwater ...

Atwater is located in Los Angeles County.

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

Atwater was established in 1912.

Atwater is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Atwater ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Atwater and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Burbank   [Map]   104,834   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Compton   [Map]   97,612   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Downey   [Map]   113,092   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
El Monte   [Map]   116,109   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Inglewood   [Map]   110,598   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Los Angeles   [Map]   3,999,759   S   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Atwater ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named Atwater: This one is located in Los Angeles County and the other is located in Merced County.

Beyond California, there are 9 communities that are also named Atwater - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Saskatchewan and Wisconsin.

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

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 Atwater. 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 Atwater. 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 Atwater.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atwater ...

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

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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 Atwater - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atwater) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atwater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1164, Longitude: -118.2565     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atwater 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 Atwater.

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