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Welcome to Atwood ...

Atwood is located in Orange County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Atwood, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1924.

Atwood is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Atwood: (714) & (657)<3>

The ZIP code for Atwood: 92811<4>

Websites for Atwood ...

Junior League:

Communities Also Named Atwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 26 communities that are also named Atwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Atwood ...

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

  • Anaheim
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
  • Santa Ana
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Irvine
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Huntington Beach
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Ontario
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Garden Grove
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Corona
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
  • Pomona
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Fullerton
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
  • Orange
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atwood ...

Looking for more information about Atwood? 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 Atwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atwood.

Adding Atwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Atwood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Atwood was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Atwood post office opened in 1924.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Atwood.

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

The official website for Orange County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Orange, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (657) is an overlay for area code (714).
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Atwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Atwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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