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Atkinson, Indiana

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The location of Atkinson

Welcome to Atkinson ...

Atkinson is located in Benton County.

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

Atkinson is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Atkinson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Atkinson (for example, toward Wellington (IL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Atkinson is located in the (765) area code.

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 drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Attica   [Map]   3,147   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Boswell   [Map]   756   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fowler   [Map]   2,274   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Goodland   [Map]   1,013   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kentland   [Map]   1,697   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Otterbein   [Map]   1,254   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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), Illinois, 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.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atkinson. 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 Atkinson. 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 Atkinson.

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.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Atkinson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Atkinson.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Atkinson - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atkinson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkinson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5628, Longitude: -87.2467     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atkinson 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 Atkinson.

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