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Athelstan, Iowa

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Welcome to Athelstan ...

The city of Athelstan is located in Taylor County.

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

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 ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Athelstan and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Bedford   [Map]   1,410   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Blockton   [Map]   191   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Clearfield   [Map]   343   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Diagonal   [Map]   326   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gravity   [Map]   187   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mount Ayr   [Map]   1,679   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Athelstan. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Athelstan.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Athelstan. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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: www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Athelstan. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Athelstan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athelstan. The point that we are using 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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<3>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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Athelstan.