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Welcome to Atkinson ...

Atkinson is located in Carlton County<1>.

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

Atkinson is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Atkinson: (218)

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, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, 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.

  • Cloquet [Carlton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cloquet
    • Cloquet [Carlton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,009 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloquet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloquet<5>
  • Proctor [Saint Louis County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Proctor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Proctor
    • Proctor [Saint Louis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,028 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Proctor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Proctor<5>
  • Moose Lake [Carlton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moose Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose Lake
    • Moose Lake [Carlton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,815 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moose Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moose Lake<5>
  • Superior [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Superior
    • Superior [Douglas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,220 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carlton [Carlton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carlton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carlton
      • Carlton [Carlton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,033 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlton<5>
    • Scanlon [Carlton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scanlon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scanlon
      • Scanlon [Carlton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 959 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scanlon
    • Barnum [Carlton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barnum
      • Barnum [Carlton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 600 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnum
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnum<5>
    • Wrenshall [Carlton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wrenshall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wrenshall
      • Wrenshall [Carlton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 424 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wrenshall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wrenshall<5>
    • Oliver [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oliver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oliver
      • Oliver [Douglas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 411 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oliver
    • Cromwell [Carlton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cromwell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cromwell
      • Cromwell [Carlton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 232 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cromwell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cromwell<5>

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.

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About Carlton County

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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 Carlton County: www.co.carlton.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Carlton, 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 Atkinson - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atkinson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkinson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6122, Longitude: -92.5655       In this case, the coordinates for Atkinson 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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