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Welcome to Atlantic ...
The location of Atlantic has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Atlantic has a population of 6,520 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Atlantic.
Atlantic is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Atlantic lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Atlantic lies within the (712) area code.
The ZIP code for Atlantic: 50022<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Atlantic had an population of 6,520 people. This is a decrease of 8.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.16% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Atlantic had a population of 7,112 people (which is 50.96% of the total population of Cass County). This makes Atlantic the county's most populous community.
The population of Atlantic represents 0.23% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 56th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,112 people, the population of Atlantic decreased 2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,257 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Atlantic.
Communities Also Named Atlantic ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Atlantic - they are located in Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts (4), Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania (5), Virginia (2) and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atlantic.
Communities near Atlantic ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Atlantic.
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 Atlantic. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atlantic.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atlantic. 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 Atlantic.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atlantic. Our list includes 26 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Atlantic.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlantic ...
Looking for more information about Atlantic? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Atlantic, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atlantic.
Adding Atlantic to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Atlantic in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Atlantic was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Atlantic on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atlantic on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022