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Welcome to Atkinson ...

Atkinson is located in Piscataquis County.

The location of Atkinson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Atkinson: AT-kin-suhn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Atkinson has a population of 309 people<3> (see below for details).

Atkinson is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Atkinson is located in the (207) area code.

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 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).

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

Communities near Atkinson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Charleston   [Map]   1,638   S   5 miles [8 km]
Corinna   [Map]   2,140   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Corinth   [Map]   2,811   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dexter   [Map]   3,729   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dover-Foxcroft   [Map]   4,047   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Glenburn   [Map]   4,545   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atkinson. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atkinson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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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>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.

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<2>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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atkinson.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atkinson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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 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 for our own planning, 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atkinson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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