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Welcome to Atlantic ...

Atlantic is located in Carteret County<1>.

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

Atlantic is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Atlantic lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Atlantic is located in the (252) area code.

Adding Atlantic to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Atlantic 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 Atlantic was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Atlantic on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Atlantic ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Atlantic - they are located in Colorado, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts (4), Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania (5), Virginia (2) and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Atlantic ...

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

  • Stacy [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stacy
    • Stacy [Carteret County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Atlantic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stacy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stacy
  • Cedar Island [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Island
    • Cedar Island [Carteret County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Atlantic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Island have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Island<5>
  • Davis [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davis
    • Davis [Carteret County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Atlantic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis<5>
  • Williston [Carteret County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williston
    • Williston [Carteret County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Atlantic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williston
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Smyrna [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smyrna
      • Smyrna [Carteret County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Atlantic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smyrna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smyrna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smyrna<5>
    • Marshallberg [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marshallberg
      • Marshallberg [Carteret County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Atlantic
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marshallberg
    • Otway [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otway
      • Otway [Carteret County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Atlantic
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Otway
    • Yucca Village [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucca Village
      • Yucca Village [Carteret County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Atlantic
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucca Village
    • Bettie [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bettie
      • Bettie [Carteret County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Atlantic
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bettie
    • Gloucester [Carteret County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester
      • Gloucester [Carteret County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Atlantic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloucester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlantic ...

Looking for more information about Atlantic? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Atlantic, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atlantic.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Carolina

About Carteret County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carteret County: www.co.carteret.nc.us/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Carteret, 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 Atlantic - 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 from Point A (ie- Atlantic) 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 Atlantic. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AtlanticOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atlantic. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8849, Longitude: -76.3405       In this case, the coordinates for Atlantic 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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