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Welcome to Atwood ...

Atwood is located in Kenton County<1>.

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

Atwood is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Atwood: (859)

Communities Also Named Atwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Atwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Atwood ...

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

  • Cincinnati [Hamilton County]
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    • Cincinnati [Hamilton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Atwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 303,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cincinnati
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cincinnati<5>
  • Covington [Kenton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covington
    • Covington [Kenton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Atwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<5>
  • Florence [Boone County]
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    • Florence [Boone County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Atwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,004 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<5>
  • Independence [Kenton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence [Kenton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Atwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,521 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Erlanger [Kenton County]
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      • Erlanger [Kenton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,246 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erlanger<5>
    • Fort Thomas [Campbell County]
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      • Fort Thomas [Campbell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,263 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Thomas<5>
    • Newport [Campbell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
      • Newport [Campbell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,932 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<5>
    • Alexandria [Campbell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexandria
      • Alexandria [Campbell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,715 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<5>
    • Edgewood [Kenton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgewood
      • Edgewood [Kenton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,759 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgewood<5>
    • Elsmere [Kenton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsmere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elsmere
      • Elsmere [Kenton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,595 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsmere

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atwood ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Kenton County: www.kentoncounty.org/

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 Kenton, 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 Atwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8723, Longitude: -84.5383       In this case, the coordinates for Atwood 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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