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Welcome to Atchison ...

Atchison is located in Taylor County<1>.

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

When the people of Atchison refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Atchisonian<3>

Atchison is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you leave Atchison and travel east, you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Atchison: (270)

Communities Also Named Atchison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Atchison - they are located in Kansas and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Atchison ...

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

  • Campbellsville [Taylor County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Campbellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Campbellsville
    • Campbellsville [Taylor County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Atchison
    • Estimated population in 2018: 11,411 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbellsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbellsville<6>
  • Lebanon [Marion County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
    • Lebanon [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Atchison
    • Estimated population in 2018: 5,698 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<6>
  • Columbia [Adair County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia [Adair County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Atchison
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,636 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
  • Greensburg [Green County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greensburg
    • Greensburg [Green County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Atchison
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,095 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bradfordsville [Marion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradfordsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradfordsville
      • Bradfordsville [Marion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Atchison
      • Estimated population in 2018: 299 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradfordsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradfordsville<6>
    • Raywick [Marion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raywick
      • Raywick [Marion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Atchison
      • Estimated population in 2018: 136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raywick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raywick<6>
    • Speck [Adair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Speck have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Speck
      • Speck [Adair County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Atchison
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Speck
    • Coburg [Adair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coburg
      • Coburg [Adair County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Atchison
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coburg
    • Feathersburg [Adair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Feathersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Feathersburg
      • Feathersburg [Adair County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Atchison
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Feathersburg
    • Holmes [Adair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holmes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holmes
      • Holmes [Adair County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Atchison
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holmes

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 Atchison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atchison.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atchison ...

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

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About Taylor County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atchison. 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 Taylor, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Atchison refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Atchison may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atchison - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atchison) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atchison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3076, Longitude: -85.3005       In this case, the coordinates for Atchison have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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