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Welcome to Attica ...

Attica is located in Marion County<1>.

Attica is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Attica ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Attica - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas (2), Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Saskatchewan and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Attica ...

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

  • Oskaloosa [Mahaska County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oskaloosa
    • Oskaloosa [Mahaska County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Attica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,506 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oskaloosa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oskaloosa<4>
  • Pella [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pella
    • Pella [Marion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Attica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,237 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pella
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pella<4>
  • Knoxville [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knoxville
    • Knoxville [Marion County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Attica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,168 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knoxville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knoxville<4>
  • Albia [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albia
    • Albia [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Attica
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,681 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albia<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pleasantville [Marion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasantville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasantville
      • Pleasantville [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,696 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasantville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasantville<4>
    • Melcher-Dallas [Marion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melcher-Dallas have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melcher-Dallas
      • Melcher-Dallas [Marion County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,244 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melcher-Dallas
    • Russell [Lucas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Russell have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russell
      • Russell [Lucas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 536 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russell<4>
    • Lovilia [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lovilia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lovilia
      • Lovilia [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 509 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lovilia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lovilia<4>
    • Beacon [Mahaska County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beacon
      • Beacon [Mahaska County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 487 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beacon
    • Bussey [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bussey
      • Bussey [Marion County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Attica
      • Estimated population in 2019: 413 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bussey

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Attica ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Marion, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Attica - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Attica) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Attica. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Attica

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Attica. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2295, Longitude: -93.0186    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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