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Welcome to Atwater ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Atwater has a population of 30,641 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Atwater, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated August 16, 1922.
Atwater is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Atwater lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Atwater lies within the (209) area code.
The ZIP codes for Atwater: 95301, 95342<4>
Websites for Atwater ...
Official Website: www.atwater.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Atwater had an population of 30,641 people. This is an increase of 8.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.57% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Atwater had a population of 28,168 people (or 11.01% of the total population of Merced County). This makes Atwater the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Atwater represents 0.08% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 244th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 28,168 people, the population of Atwater increased 21.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 23,113 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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 Merced County and the other is located in Los Angeles 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.
Communities near Atwater ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Atwater.
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 Atwater. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atwater.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Atwater.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atwater. See our Newspapers 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Atwater, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atwater.
Adding Atwater to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Atwater in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Atwater was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atwater on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Atwater: www.atwater.org/
The official website for Merced County: www.co.merced.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022