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Welcome to Athol ...

Athol is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

Athol is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Athol: (816)

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.

Communities near Athol ...

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

  • Kansas City [Jackson County]
  • Overland Park [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overland Park
    • Overland Park [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Athol
    • Estimated population in 2019: 195,494 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overland Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Overland Park<5>
  • Kansas City [Wyandotte County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas City
    • Kansas City [Wyandotte County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Athol
    • 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<5>
  • Independence [Jackson County]
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    • Lee's Summit [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lee's Summit
      • Lee's Summit [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Athol
      • 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.<2> 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<5>
    • Shawnee [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shawnee
      • Shawnee [Johnson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Athol
      • Estimated population in 2019: 65,807 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawnee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shawnee<5>
    • Blue Springs [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Springs
      • Blue Springs [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Athol
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,829 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Springs<5>
    • Lenexa [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenexa
      • Lenexa [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Athol
      • Estimated population in 2019: 55,625 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lenexa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenexa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenexa<5>
    • Leawood [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leawood
      • Leawood [Johnson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Athol
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leawood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leawood<5>
    • Liberty [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Clay County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Athol
      • Estimated population in 2019: 32,100 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<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 Athol. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Athol.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Athol.

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

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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About Jackson County

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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>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 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 Athol - 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- 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       In this case, the coordinates for Athol 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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