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Atwater, Kansas

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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Atwater, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Atwater and the surrounding area.

  • Bird Watching ...
    • We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website for local sighting reports and to help identify hotspots.
    • The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Meade County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
    • eBird sighting report for Meade County

Communities Also Named Atwater ...

We have found nine communities that share the name Atwater.

Within Kansas, the name Atwater is unique.

Beyond Kansas, we know of another nine communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these nine communities, eight are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • California
      • Los Angeles County
      • Please visit our profile page for the California community of Atwater [Los Angeles County].
      • Merced County
      • Please visit our profile page for the California community of Atwater [Merced County].
    • Georgia
      • Upson County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Atwater [Upson County].
    • Illinois
      • Macoupin County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Illinois community of Atwater [Macoupin County].
    • Michigan
      • Huron County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Atwater [Huron County].
    • Minnesota
      • Kandiyohi County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Minnesota community of Atwater [Kandiyohi County].
    • Ohio
      • Portage County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Ohio community of Atwater [Portage County].
    • Saskatchewan
      • Please visit our profile page for the Saskatchewan community of Atwater.
    • Wisconsin
      • Dodge County
      • Please visit our profile page for the Wisconsin community of Atwater [Dodge County].

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Mentions & References for Atwater

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Atwater could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.






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