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Welcome to Atwater ...

Atwater is located in Upson County<1>.

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

Atwater is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Atwater (for example, toward Valley (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Atwater: (706) and (762)<4>

Adding Atwater 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.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Atwater elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Georgia (1911).

We also found Atwater on a .

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atwater on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Atwater ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Atwater - they are located in California (2), Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Saskatchewan and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Atwater ...

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

  • Warm Springs [Meriwether County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warm Springs
    • Warm Springs [Meriwether County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Atwater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 77,617 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warm Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warm Springs<6>
  • Lawrences Mill [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lawrences Mill
    • Lawrences Mill [Pike County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Atwater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrences Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrences Mill
  • Carrolls [Meriwether County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrolls
    • Carrolls [Meriwether County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Atwater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,259 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrolls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrolls
  • Barnesville [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnesville
    • Barnesville [Lamar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Atwater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,659 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnesville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lincoln Park [Upson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln Park
      • Lincoln Park [Upson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Atwater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,503 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln Park
    • Betts [Meriwether County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Betts
      • Betts [Meriwether County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Atwater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Betts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Betts
    • Aldora [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aldora
      • Aldora [Lamar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Atwater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 109 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aldora have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aldora
    • Barker Spring [Upson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barker Spring
      • Barker Spring [Upson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Atwater
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barker Spring
    • Sunset Village [Upson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunset Village
      • Sunset Village [Upson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Atwater
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Village
    • Meansville [Pike County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atwater ...

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

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About Upson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Upson, 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 Atwater - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atwater) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atwater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9685, Longitude: -84.3694       In this case, the coordinates for Atwater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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