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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) & (762)<4>

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.

  • Thomaston [Upson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomaston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomaston
    • Thomaston [Upson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Atwater
    • Estimated population for 2018: 8,740 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomaston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomaston
  • 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 for 2018: 6,711 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnesville
  • Manchester [Meriwether County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester [Meriwether County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Atwater
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,987 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester
  • Zebulon [Pike County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zebulon
    • Zebulon [Pike County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Atwater
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,197 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zebulon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zebulon
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodbury [Meriwether County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbury
      • Woodbury [Meriwether County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Atwater
      • Estimated population for 2018: 895 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodbury
    • Milner [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milner
      • Milner [Lamar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Atwater
      • Estimated population for 2018: 643 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milner
    • Williamson [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamson
      • Williamson [Pike County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Atwater
      • Estimated population for 2018: 507 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamson
    • Warm Springs [Meriwether County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warm Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • 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 for 2018: 404 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warm Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warm Springs
    • Concord [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Concord
      • Concord [Pike County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Atwater
      • Estimated population for 2018: 379 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Concord
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Concord
    • Molena [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Molena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Molena
      • Molena [Pike County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Atwater
      • Estimated population for 2018: 370 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Molena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Molena

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Georgia

About Upson County

About Georgia

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 '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- 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).






















 

 

 

 

 


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