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Atlas, Idaho

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The location of Atlas

Welcome to Atlas ...

Atlas is located in the Idaho Panhandle.

Atlas is located in Kootenai County.

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

Atlas is 2,160 feet [658 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Atlas is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Atlas lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Atlas, you will leave Pacific Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Atlas lies within the (208) area code.

Communities near Atlas ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Atlas and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Athol   [Map]   757   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dalton Gardens   [Map]   2,389   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hauser   [Map]   732   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hayden Lake   [Map]   613   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Hayden   [Map]   14,693   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Post Falls   [Map]   33,290   W   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Atlas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Atlas - they are located in Alabama, California, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Atlas. 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 Atlas. 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 Atlas.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlas ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Idaho

About Kootenai County

About Idaho

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kootenai County:

The official website for State of Idaho:

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 Atlas - 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- Atlas) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atlas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.7005, Longitude: -116.8296     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atlas 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 Atlas.

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