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Atwood, North Carolina
Welcome to Atwood ...
The location of Atwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Atwood is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Atwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Atwood is within the boundaries of the (336) area code.
Adding Atwood to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Atwood 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 Atwood was on a map titled Map of North Carolina (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atwood on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Atwood ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Atwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atwood.
Communities near Atwood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Atwood.
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 Atwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atwood.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atwood. 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 Atwood.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atwood. See our Newspapers Page for Atwood.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atwood ...
Looking for more information about Atwood? 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 Atwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Atwood.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Forsyth County: www.co.forsyth.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Jul 2021