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The location of Athol









Welcome to Athol ...

Athol is located in Jackson County.

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

Athol is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Athol is located in the (816) area code.

Communities near Athol ...

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.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Kansas City (KS)   [Map]   152,938   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Leawood (KS)   [Map]   34,659   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lenexa (KS)   [Map]   53,553   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Overland Park (KS)   [Map]   191,278   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Shawnee (KS)   [Map]   65,513   W   18 miles [29 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   54,945   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Athol ...

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

Beyond Missouri, there are 16 communities that are also named Athol - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Nova Scotia, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Wyoming.

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

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 Athol. 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 Athol. 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 Athol.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athol ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Athol. 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>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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Athol - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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- Athol) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athol. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1072, Longitude: -94.4833     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Athol 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 Athol.

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