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Welcome to Atkinson ...

Atkinson is located in Brantley County<1>.

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

Atkinson is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Atkinson: (912)

Communities Also Named Atkinson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Atkinson: This one is located in Brantley County and the other is located in Wayne County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 16 communities that are also named Atkinson - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Utah and Washington.

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

Communities near Atkinson ...

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

  • Groveside Park [Glynn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Groveside Park
    • Groveside Park [Glynn County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,152 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Groveside Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Groveside Park
  • Jefferson [Camden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
    • Jefferson [Camden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,032 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
  • Raybon [Brantley County]
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    • Raybon [Brantley County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,094 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raybon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raybon
  • Blythe Island [Glynn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blythe Island
    • Blythe Island [Glynn County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 711 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blythe Island
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    • Popwellville [Brantley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Popwellville
      • Popwellville [Brantley County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 692 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Popwellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Popwellville
    • Shady Acres [Glynn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shady Acres
      • Shady Acres [Glynn County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 236 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shady Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shady Acres
    • Tarboro [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tarboro
      • Tarboro [Camden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 85 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tarboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarboro
    • Nahunta [Brantley County]
    • Hortense [Brantley County]
    • Georgetown [Glynn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Glynn County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Atkinson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atkinson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Georgia

About Brantley County

About Georgia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Brantley County: www.brantleycounty.org/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Brantley, 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 Atkinson - 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- Atkinson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkinson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2233, Longitude: -81.8526       In this case, the coordinates for Atkinson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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