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Welcome to Atkinson ...
Although we found mention of Atkinson during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Atkinson was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Atkinson was located in Wayne County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Atkinson to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Atkinson - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Atkinson, please Contact Us.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Atkinson might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Atkinson would be found within the (912) area code.
Adding Atkinson to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
That's the case with Atkinson: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
We also found Atkinson mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atkinson on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Atkinson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Atkinson: This one is located in Wayne County and the other is located in Brantley 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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Wayne County: www.co.wayne.ga.us/
The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 03 May 2021