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Welcome to Atway ...

Atway is located in Marshall County<1>.

Atway is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Atway: (662)

Communities near Atway ...

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

  • Collierville [Shelby County]
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    • Collierville [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Atway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,441 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collierville<4>
  • Holly Springs [Marshall County]
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    • Holly Springs [Marshall County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Atway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,684 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<4>
  • New Bethel [Fayette County]
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    • New Bethel [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Atway
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,324 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Piperton [Fayette County]
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    • Piperton [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Atway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,128 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piperton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Byhalia [Marshall County]
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      • Byhalia [Marshall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Atway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,213 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byhalia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byhalia<4>
    • Rossville [Fayette County]
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      • Rossville [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Atway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,012 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<4>
    • Moscow [Fayette County]
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      • Moscow [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Atway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 549 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<4>
    • Ashland [Benton County]
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      • Ashland [Benton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Atway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 514 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<4>
    • Potts Camp [Marshall County]
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      • Potts Camp [Marshall County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Atway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 463 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potts Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potts Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potts Camp<4>
    • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County]
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      • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Atway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Lake Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Atway. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atway.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atway ...

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

Adding Atway to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Atway was on a map titled Map of Mississippi (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Marshall County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Marshall, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atway - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atway) 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 Atway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AtwayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8665, Longitude: -89.4134    
<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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