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Welcome to Atkinson ...
The town of Atkinson is located in Henry County.
The location of Atkinson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Atkinson: AT-kin-suhn<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Atkinson has a population of 953 people<3> (see below for details).
Atkinson was incorporated March 7, 1867.
The community of Atkinson is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Atkinson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Atkinson lies within the (309) area code.
The ZIP code for Atkinson: 61235<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Atkinson had a population of 972 people. This makes Atkinson the county's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 972 people, the population of Atkinson decreased 2.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,001 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Atkinson had an population of 953 people. This is a decrease of 1.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.8% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Atkinson.
Communities near Atkinson ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Atkinson and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Atkinson.
Communities Also Named Atkinson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Atkinson - they are located in Alabama, Georgia (2), Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Utah and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atkinson.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Atkinson:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atkinson ...
Looking for more information about Atkinson? 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 Atkinson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atkinson.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019