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Welcome to Atkinson ...

The city of Atkinson is located in Holt County<1>.

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 1,229 people<3> (see below for details).

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 1,229 people. This is a decrease of 1.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Atkinson had a population of 1,245 people (which is 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 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.

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.

  • O'Neill [Holt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for O'Neill
    • O'Neill [Holt County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,579 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on O'Neill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for O'Neill<7>
  • Stuart [Holt County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stuart have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stuart
    • Stuart [Holt County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 584 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<7>
  • Newport [Rock County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
    • Newport [Rock County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 87 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<7>
  • Emmet [Holt County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmet
    • Emmet [Holt County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmet<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Inez [Holt County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inez have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inez
      • Inez [Holt County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Atkinson
    • Amelia [Holt County]
    • Dustin [Holt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dustin
      • Dustin [Holt County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the north of Atkinson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dustin
    • Mariaville [Rock County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mariaville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mariaville
      • Mariaville [Rock County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Atkinson
    • Chambers [Holt County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chambers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chambers
      • Chambers [Holt County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<6> to the southeast of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 256 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chambers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chambers<7>
    • Inman [Holt County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inman
      • Inman [Holt County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<6> to the southeast of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 122 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inman<7>

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Nebraska

About Holt County

About Nebraska

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Nebraska's counties, including Holt, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atkinson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atkinson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atkinson) 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 Atkinson. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atkinson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkinson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5325, Longitude: -98.9770       In this case, the coordinates for Atkinson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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