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Welcome to Atway ...

Atway is located in Marshall County<1>.

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

Atway is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Atway: (662)

Adding Atway 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 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, we also found mention of Atway elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

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]<4> to the northwest of Atway
    • Estimated population in 2019: 51,040 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collierville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collierville<5>
  • Holly Springs [Marshall County]
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    • Holly Springs [Marshall County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Atway
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,798 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<5>
  • New Bethel [Fayette County]
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    • New Bethel [Fayette County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> 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.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Bethel
  • Piperton [Fayette County]
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    • Piperton [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Atway
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,986 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piperton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piperton
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    • Byhalia [Marshall County]
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      • Byhalia [Marshall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Atway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Byhalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Byhalia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byhalia<5>
    • Rossville [Fayette County]
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      • Rossville [Fayette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Atway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 962 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<5>
    • Moscow [Fayette County]
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      • Moscow [Fayette County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Atway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 557 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<5>
    • Ashland [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Benton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Atway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
    • Potts Camp [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potts Camp
      • Potts Camp [Marshall County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Atway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 467 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potts Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potts Camp
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potts Camp<5>
    • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snow Lake Shores
      • Snow Lake Shores [Benton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Atway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snow Lake Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snow Lake Shores

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.

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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 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 Atway - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atway) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8659, Longitude: -89.4129       In this case, the coordinates for Atway 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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