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Welcome to Atterson ...

Atterson is located in Casey County<1>.

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

Atterson is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel south from Atterson (for example, toward Russell Springs), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Atterson is located in the (606) area code.

Communities near Atterson ...

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

  • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Atterson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,482 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Campbellsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Campbellsville<5>
  • 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]<4> to the northwest of Atterson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,708 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<5>
  • Russell Springs [Russell County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Russell Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russell Springs
    • Russell Springs [Russell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Atterson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,638 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russell Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russell Springs<5>
  • Liberty [Casey County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
    • Liberty [Casey County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Atterson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hustonville [Lincoln County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hustonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hustonville
      • Hustonville [Lincoln County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Atterson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 369 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hustonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hustonville<5>
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Atterson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 297 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradfordsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradfordsville<5>
    • Creston [Casey County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creston
      • Creston [Casey County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Atterson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creston
    • 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 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Atterson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Feathersburg
    • Barnett Springs [Adair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnett Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnett Springs
      • Barnett Springs [Adair County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Atterson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnett Springs
    • Casey Creek [Adair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Casey Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casey Creek
      • Casey Creek [Adair County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Atterson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casey Creek

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atterson ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atterson. 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 Casey, 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 Atterson - 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- Atterson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atterson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3384, Longitude: -85.0780       In this case, the coordinates for Atterson 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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