A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Atlanta ...
The city of Atlanta is located in Logan County.
The location of Atlanta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Atlanta: at-LAN-tuh<2>
When the people of Atlanta refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Atlantan or Altantian.<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Atlanta has a population of 1,629 people<4> (see below for details).
Atlanta is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Atlanta lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Atlanta: (217)
The ZIP code for Atlanta: 61723<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Atlanta had a population of 1,692 people (which is 5.58% of the total population of Logan County). This makes Atlanta the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Atlanta represents 0.01% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 529th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,692 people, the population of Atlanta increased 2.61% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,649 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Atlanta had an population of 1,629 people. This is a decrease of 3.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.21% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Atlanta.
Communities near Atlanta ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<7>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Atlanta.
Communities Also Named Atlanta ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Atlanta - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Texas and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atlanta.
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 Atlanta:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlanta ...
Looking for more information about Atlanta? 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 Atlanta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atlanta.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Logan County: www.co.logan.il.us/
The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019