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Welcome to Anton ...

Anton is located in Hopkins County<1>.

The location of Anton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Anton is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Anton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Anton is within the (270) area code.

Communities Also Named Anton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Anton - they are located in Colorado, Texas and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Anton.

Communities near Anton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anton.

  • Madisonville [Hopkins County]
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    • Madisonville [Hopkins County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Anton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,656 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madisonville<5>
  • Central City [Muhlenberg County]
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    • Central City [Muhlenberg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Anton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,692 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central City<5>
  • Greenville [Muhlenberg County]
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    • Greenville [Muhlenberg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Anton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,153 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Providence [Webster County]
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    • Providence [Webster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Anton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,986 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Providence<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sebree [Webster County]
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      • Sebree [Webster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Anton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,523 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sebree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Earlington [Hopkins County]
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      • Earlington [Hopkins County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Anton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Earlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Earlington<5>
    • Livermore [McLean County]
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      • Livermore [McLean County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Anton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,270 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livermore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livermore<5>
    • Nortonville [Hopkins County]
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      • Nortonville [Hopkins County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Anton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,147 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nortonville<5>
    • White Plains [Hopkins County]
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      • White Plains [Hopkins County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Anton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Plains<5>
    • Dixon [Webster County]
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      • Dixon [Webster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Anton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 877 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Anton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anton. 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 Anton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anton. See our Newspapers Page for Anton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anton ...

Looking for more information about Anton? 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 Anton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Anton.

Adding Anton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Anton 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 Anton was on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Anton on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Hopkins, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3520, Longitude: -87.3947       In this case, the coordinates for Anton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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