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The location of Atlas

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Welcome to Atlas ...

Atlas is located in Genesee County.

Atlas is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The telephone area code for Atlas: (810)

The ZIP code for Atlas: 48411<2>

Communities near Atlas ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Burton   [Map]   28,648   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Davison   [Map]   4,929   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fenton   [Map]   11,367   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Flint   [Map]   97,386   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Flushing   [Map]   8,029   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Grand Blanc   [Map]   7,954   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Atlas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Atlas - they are located in Alabama, California, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atlas. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atlas. 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 Atlas.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Atlas:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlas ...

Looking for more information about Atlas? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Atlas? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Atlas, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Atlas.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Atlas. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Genesee County: www.co.genesee.mi.us/

The official website for State of Michigan: www.michigan.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atlas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Atlas). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Atlas or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Atlas. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atlas) 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 Atlas. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atlas

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atlas. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9378, Longitude: -83.5344     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atlas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atlas.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Atlas.