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Welcome to Atherton ...

Atherton is located in Jackson County<1>.

Atherton is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Atherton: (816)

Adding Atherton to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Atherton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Atherton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atherton on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Atherton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Missouri communities named Atherton: This one is located in Jackson County and the other is located in Saint Louis County.

Beyond Missouri, there are 8 communities that are also named Atherton - they are located in California, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Ohio and Ontario.

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

Communities near Atherton ...

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

  • Kansas City [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Atherton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 495,327 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<4>
  • Kansas City [Wyandotte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Wyandotte County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Atherton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 152,960 people
    • Former name for Kansas City:
    • Wyandotte
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kansas City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas City<4>
  • Independence [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Atherton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 116,672 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<4>
  • Lee's Summit [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lee's Summit
    • Lee's Summit [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Atherton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 99,357 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lee's Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lee's Summit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lee's Summit<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blue Springs [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs
      • Blue Springs [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Atherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,829 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Springs<4>
    • Liberty [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Clay County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Atherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<4>
    • Raytown [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Raytown
      • Raytown [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Atherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 28,991 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raytown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raytown<4>
    • Gladstone [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gladstone
      • Gladstone [Clay County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Atherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27,489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gladstone have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gladstone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gladstone<4>
    • Grain Valley [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grain Valley
      • Grain Valley [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Atherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,526 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grain Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grain Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grain Valley<4>
    • Excelsior Springs [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excelsior Springs
      • Excelsior Springs [Clay County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Atherton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,731 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Excelsior Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excelsior Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Excelsior Springs<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atherton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Missouri

About Jackson County

About Missouri

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jackson County: www.co.jackson.mo.us/

The official website for State of Missouri: https://www.mo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Missouri's counties, including Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atherton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Atherton) 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 Atherton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atherton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atherton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1869, Longitude: -94.3053    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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