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Welcome to Atwater ...
The city of Atwater is located in Merced County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Atwater has a population of 29,397 people<1> (see below for details).
Atwater was incorporated August 16, 1922.
The community of Atwater is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Atwater lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Atwater is within the boundaries of the (209) area code.
The ZIP codes for Atwater: 95301, 95342<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Atwater had a population of 28,168 people (which is 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 total 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 (which had a count of 23,113 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Atwater had an population of 29,397 people. This is an increase of 4.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.19% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Atwater.
Communities near Atwater ...
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 drove.<4>.
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 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Atwater:
Websites for Atwater ...
Official Website: www.atwater.org/
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.
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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: 20 Feb 2019