A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Atlanta ...
The location of Atlanta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Atlanta refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Atlantan or Altantian.<3>
Atlanta is 4,710 feet [1,436 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Atlanta is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Atlanta lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel south from Atlanta, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Atlanta is within the (719) area code.
Communities Also Named Atlanta ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Atlanta - they are located in Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Texas and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atlanta.
Communities near Atlanta ...
We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Atlanta.
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 Atlanta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atlanta.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atlanta. 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 Atlanta.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atlanta. See our Newspapers Page for Atlanta.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlanta ...
Looking for more information about Atlanta? 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 Atlanta, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Atlanta.
Adding Atlanta to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Atlanta 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 Atlanta was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atlanta on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atlanta. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022