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Welcome to Atlas ...

Atlas is located in Jasper County.

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

Atlas is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Atlas: (417)

Communities Also Named Atlas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Atlas - they are located in Alabama, California, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Atlas ...

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

  • Joplin [Jasper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joplin
    • Joplin [Jasper County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Atlas
    • Estimated population for 2018: 50,657 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joplin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Joplin
  • Carthage [Jasper County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carthage have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carthage
    • Carthage [Jasper County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Atlas
    • Estimated population for 2018: 14,763 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carthage
  • Neosho [Newton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neosho have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Neosho
    • Neosho [Newton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Atlas
    • Estimated population for 2018: 12,051 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Neosho
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Neosho
  • Webb City [Jasper County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webb City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webb City
    • Webb City [Jasper County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Atlas
    • Estimated population for 2018: 11,887 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webb City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carl Junction [Jasper County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carl Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carl Junction
      • Carl Junction [Jasper County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Atlas
      • Estimated population for 2018: 8,153 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carl Junction
    • Baxter Springs [Cherokee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baxter Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baxter Springs
      • Baxter Springs [Cherokee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Atlas
      • Estimated population for 2018: 3,944 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baxter Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baxter Springs
    • Galena [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
      • Galena [Cherokee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Atlas
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,875 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galena
    • Oronogo [Jasper County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oronogo have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oronogo
      • Oronogo [Jasper County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Atlas
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,658 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oronogo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oronogo
    • Granby [Newton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granby have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granby
      • Granby [Newton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Atlas
      • Estimated population for 2018: 2,096 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granby
    • Carterville [Jasper County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carterville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carterville
      • Carterville [Jasper County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Atlas
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,962 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carterville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carterville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlas ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atlas - 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- Atlas) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atlas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0951, Longitude: -94.3861       In this case, the coordinates for Atlas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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