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Welcome to Athol ...

Athol is located in Wicomico County<1>.

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

Athol is near sea level<3>.

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

Area Codes for Athol: (410), (443)<4> and (667)

Communities Also Named Athol ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Athol - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri (2), New York, Nova Scotia, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Athol ...

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

  • Salisbury [Wicomico County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
    • Salisbury [Wicomico County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Athol
    • Estimated population for 2018: 32,809 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salisbury
  • Cambridge [Dorchester County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cambridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cambridge
    • Cambridge [Dorchester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Athol
    • Estimated population for 2018: 12,285 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cambridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cambridge
  • Seaford [Sussex County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seaford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seaford
    • Seaford [Sussex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Athol
    • Estimated population for 2018: 7,861 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seaford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seaford
  • Fruitland [Wicomico County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fruitland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fruitland
    • Fruitland [Wicomico County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Athol
    • Estimated population for 2018: 5,289 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fruitland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Laurel [Sussex County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
      • Laurel [Sussex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Athol
      • Estimated population for 2018: 4,394 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel
    • Princess Anne [Somerset County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Princess Anne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princess Anne
      • Princess Anne [Somerset County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Athol
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,523 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princess Anne
    • Delmar [Wicomico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delmar
      • Delmar [Wicomico County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Athol
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,231 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmar
    • Federalsburg [Caroline County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Federalsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Federalsburg
      • Federalsburg [Caroline County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Athol
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,661 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Federalsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Federalsburg
    • Hurlock [Dorchester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurlock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurlock
      • Hurlock [Dorchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Athol
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,023 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurlock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurlock
    • Delmar [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delmar
      • Delmar [Sussex County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Athol
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,796 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delmar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delmar

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athol ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Maryland

About Wicomico County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wicomico County: www.wicomicocounty.org/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Wicomico, 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 Athol - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Athol, area code (443, 667) is an overlay.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Athol) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athol. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4265, Longitude: -75.7885       In this case, the coordinates for Athol have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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