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Welcome to Atwood ...

Atwood is located in Hennepin County<1>.

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

Atwood is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Atwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Atwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Atwood ...

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

  • Minneapolis [Hennepin County]
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    • Minneapolis [Hennepin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Atwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 429,606 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minneapolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minneapolis<5>
  • Saint Paul [Ramsey County]
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    • Saint Paul [Ramsey County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Atwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 308,096 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Paul
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Paul<5>
  • Bloomington [Hennepin County]
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    • Bloomington [Hennepin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Atwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84,943 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomington<5>
  • Brooklyn Park [Hennepin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brooklyn Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brooklyn Park
    • Brooklyn Park [Hennepin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Atwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 80,389 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brooklyn Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brooklyn Park<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Plymouth [Hennepin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Hennepin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 79,768 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<5>
    • Maple Grove [Hennepin County]
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      • Maple Grove [Hennepin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 72,622 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maple Grove<5>
    • Lakeville [Dakota County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeville
      • Lakeville [Dakota County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 67,317 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeville<5>
    • Eagan [Dakota County]
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      • Eagan [Dakota County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 66,372 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eagan<5>
    • Eden Prairie [Hennepin County]
    • Burnsville [Dakota County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
      • Burnsville [Dakota County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Atwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 61,339 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<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 Atwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atwood.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atwood ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hennepin County: www.hennepin.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 Hennepin, 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 Atwood - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8630, Longitude: -93.3638       In this case, the coordinates for Atwood 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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