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Welcome to Atwood ...

Atwood is located in Keokuk County<1>.

The location of Atwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Atwood is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Atwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Atwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Atwood ...

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

  • Oskaloosa [Mahaska County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oskaloosa
    • Oskaloosa [Mahaska County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Atwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,506 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oskaloosa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oskaloosa<5>
  • Sigourney [Keokuk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sigourney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sigourney
    • Sigourney [Keokuk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Atwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,017 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sigourney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sigourney<5>
  • Montezuma [Poweshiek County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montezuma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montezuma
    • Montezuma [Poweshiek County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Atwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,412 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montezuma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montezuma<5>
  • New Sharon [Mahaska County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Sharon
    • New Sharon [Mahaska County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Atwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,293 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Sharon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Sharon<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Eddyville [Wapello County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddyville
      • Eddyville [Wapello County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,008 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eddyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eddyville<5>
    • Hedrick [Keokuk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hedrick have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hedrick
      • Hedrick [Keokuk County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 754 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hedrick
    • Fremont [Mahaska County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont
      • Fremont [Mahaska County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 721 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<5>
    • What Cheer [Keokuk County]
    • Beacon [Mahaska County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beacon
      • Beacon [Mahaska County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 487 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beacon
    • University Park [Mahaska County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University Park
      • University Park [Mahaska County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 469 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on University Park

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Keokuk County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atwood. 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 Keokuk, 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 Atwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Atwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3250, Longitude: -92.4060       In this case, the coordinates for Atwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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