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Welcome to Athlone ...

Athlone is located in Concordia Parish<1>.

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

Athlone is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Athlone: (318)

Communities Also Named Athlone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Athlone - they are located in Alberta, California, Michigan, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario and Virginia.

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

Communities near Athlone ...

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

  • Vidalia [Concordia Parish]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidalia
    • Vidalia [Concordia Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Athlone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,815 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vidalia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vidalia<5>
  • Ferriday [Concordia Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferriday have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferriday
    • Ferriday [Concordia Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Athlone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,204 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferriday
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferriday<5>
  • Jonesville [Catahoula Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesville
    • Jonesville [Catahoula Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Athlone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<5>
  • Clayton [Concordia Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
    • Clayton [Concordia Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Athlone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ridgecrest [Concordia Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgecrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgecrest
      • Ridgecrest [Concordia Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Athlone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 603 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgecrest
    • Sicily Island [Catahoula Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sicily Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sicily Island
      • Sicily Island [Catahoula Parish] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Athlone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sicily Island
    • Harrisonburg [Catahoula Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisonburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisonburg
      • Harrisonburg [Catahoula Parish] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Athlone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 317 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisonburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisonburg<5>
    • Dunbarton [Concordia Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunbarton
      • Dunbarton [Concordia Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Athlone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunbarton
    • West Ferriday [Concordia Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Ferriday have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Ferriday
      • West Ferriday [Concordia Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Athlone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Ferriday
    • Monterey [Concordia Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monterey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monterey
      • Monterey [Concordia Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Athlone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monterey

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athlone ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Concordia Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athlone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6104, Longitude: -91.7376       In this case, the coordinates for Athlone 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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