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Welcome to Achan ...

Achan is located in Polk County<1>.

The location of Achan has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Achan is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Achan lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Achan, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Achan: (863)

Communities near Achan ...

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

  • Lakeland [Polk County]
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    • Lakeland [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Achan
    • Estimated population for 2018: 110,516 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeland
  • Winter Haven [Polk County]
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    • Winter Haven [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Achan
    • Estimated population for 2018: 43,020 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winter Haven
  • Plant City [Hillsborough County]
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    • Plant City [Hillsborough County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Achan
    • Estimated population for 2018: 39,156 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plant City
  • Bartow [Polk County]
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    • Bartow [Polk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Achan
    • Estimated population for 2018: 19,926 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartow
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Auburndale [Polk County]
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      • Auburndale [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Achan
      • Estimated population for 2018: 16,291 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburndale
    • Fort Meade [Polk County]
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      • Fort Meade [Polk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Achan
      • Estimated population for 2018: 6,203 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Meade
    • Bowling Green [Hardee County]
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      • Bowling Green [Hardee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Achan
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,902 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green
    • Eagle Lake [Polk County]
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      • Eagle Lake [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Achan
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,708 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagle Lake
    • Nichols [Polk County]
    • Willow Oak [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow Oak
      • Willow Oak [Polk County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Achan
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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 Achan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Achan.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Achan ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Florida

About Polk County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.polk-county.net/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Polk, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Achan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Achan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Achan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 27.8595, Longitude: -81.9684       In this case, the coordinates for Achan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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