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Welcome to Atkinson ...

Atkinson is located in Piscataquis County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Atkinson: AT-kin-suhn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Atkinson has a population of 309 people<4> (see below for details).

Atkinson is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Atkinson lies within the (207) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Atkinson had an population of 309 people. This is a decrease of 5.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Atkinson had a population of 326 people. This makes Atkinson the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Atkinson represents 0.02% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 407th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 326 people, the population of Atkinson has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 323 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Atkinson.

Communities Also Named Atkinson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Atkinson - they are located in Alabama, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Utah and Washington.

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

Communities near Atkinson ...

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

  • Glenburn [Penobscot County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenburn
    • Glenburn [Penobscot County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Atkinson
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenburn
  • Dover-Foxcroft [Piscataquis County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover-Foxcroft have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover-Foxcroft
    • Dover-Foxcroft [Piscataquis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Atkinson
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,053 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover-Foxcroft
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover-Foxcroft
  • Dexter [Penobscot County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dexter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dexter
    • Dexter [Penobscot County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Atkinson
    • Estimated population for 2018: 3,694 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dexter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dexter
  • Corinth [Penobscot County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corinth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corinth
    • Corinth [Penobscot County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Atkinson
    • Estimated population for 2018: 2,812 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corinth
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Milo [Piscataquis County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milo
      • Milo [Piscataquis County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Atkinson
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,278 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milo
    • Corinna [Penobscot County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corinna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corinna
      • Corinna [Penobscot County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Atkinson
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,140 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corinna
    • Hudson [Penobscot County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hudson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
      • Hudson [Penobscot County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Atkinson
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,509 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
    • Guilford [Piscataquis County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guilford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guilford
      • Guilford [Piscataquis County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Atkinson
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,447 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guilford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guilford
    • Kenduskeag [Penobscot County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenduskeag
      • Kenduskeag [Penobscot County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Atkinson
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,361 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenduskeag
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kenduskeag
    • Charleston [Penobscot County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
      • Charleston [Penobscot County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Atkinson
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,295 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charleston

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atkinson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Maine

About Piscataquis County

About Maine

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Maine: https://www.maine.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maine's counties, including Piscataquis, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Atkinson. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atkinson.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atkinson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Atkinson) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Atkinson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atkinson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkinson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1567, Longitude: -69.0603       In this case, the coordinates for Atkinson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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