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Welcome to Atherton ...

Atherton is located in East Carroll Parish<1>.

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

Atherton is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Atherton: (318)

Communities Also Named Atherton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Atherton - they are located in California, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri (2), Ohio and Ontario.

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

Communities near Atherton ...

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

  • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Providence
    • Lake Providence [East Carroll Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Atherton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,429 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Providence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Providence<5>
  • Oak Grove [West Carroll Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
    • Oak Grove [West Carroll Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Atherton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,553 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Grove<5>
  • Epps [West Carroll Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Epps have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Epps
    • Epps [West Carroll Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Atherton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 813 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Epps
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Epps<5>
  • Mayersville [Issaquena County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayersville
    • Mayersville [Issaquena County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Atherton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 591 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayersville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Forest [West Carroll Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest
      • Forest [West Carroll Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Atherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 337 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest<5>
    • Cary [Sharkey County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cary
      • Cary [Sharkey County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Atherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Pioneer [West Carroll Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pioneer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pioneer
      • Pioneer [West Carroll Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Atherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 147 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pioneer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pioneer<5>
    • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sondheimer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sondheimer
      • Sondheimer [East Carroll Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Atherton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sondheimer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sondheimer<5>
    • Chotard [Issaquena County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chotard
      • Chotard [Issaquena County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Atherton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chotard
    • Blanton [Sharkey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blanton
      • Blanton [Sharkey County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Atherton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blanton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atherton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Louisiana

About East Carroll Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including East Carroll, 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 Atherton - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atherton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atherton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6985, Longitude: -91.1704       In this case, the coordinates for Atherton 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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