A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Atlas ...
The location of Atlas has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Atlas is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Atlas lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Atlas is located in the (217) area code.
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, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atlas.
Communities near Atlas ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Atlas.
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 Atlas. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atlas.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Atlas.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atlas. See our Newspapers 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.
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.
Adding Atlas to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Atlas in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Atlas was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.
We also found Atlas in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atlas on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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.
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022