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Welcome to Atkinson ...
The location of Atkinson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Atkinson has a population of 1,231 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Atkinson.
Atkinson is 2,100 feet [640 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Atkinson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Atkinson: (402) & (531)<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Atkinson had an population of 1,231 people. This is a decrease of 1.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.05% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Atkinson had a population of 1,245 people (or 11.93% of the total population of Holt County). This makes Atkinson the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Atkinson represents 0.07% of the total population of Nebraska (which has 1,826,341 people), making it the state's 85th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,245 people, the population of Atkinson has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,244 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Atkinson.
Adding Atkinson to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Atkinson 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 Atkinson was on a map titled Map of Nebraska (from Rand McNally, 1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atkinson on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Atkinson ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Atkinson - they are located in Alabama, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Utah and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atkinson.
Communities near Atkinson ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Atkinson.
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 Atkinson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atkinson.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atkinson. 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 Atkinson.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atkinson. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Atkinson.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atkinson ...
Looking for more information about Atkinson? 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 Atkinson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atkinson.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atkinson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Holt County: www.co.holt.ne.us/
The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Jul 2021