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Welcome to Athelstan ...

The city of Athelstan is located in Taylor County.

The location of Athelstan has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Athelstan is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Athelstan lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

More information can be found on the Census Page for Athelstan.

Communities near Athelstan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Bedford   [Map]   1,398   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Blockton   [Map]   187   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Clearfield   [Map]   346   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Diagonal   [Map]   324   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gravity   [Map]   183   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mount Ayr   [Map]   1,666   NE   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Athelstan.

Communities Also Named Athelstan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Athelstan - they are located in Arkansas, Missouri and Quebec.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Athelstan. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Athelstan. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Athelstan.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Athelstan:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athelstan ...

Looking for more information about Athelstan? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Athelstan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Athelstan) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Athelstan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Athelstan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athelstan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5722, Longitude: -94.5375     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Athelstan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Athelstan.

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