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Atkinson, Nebraska

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Welcome to Atkinson ...

The city of Atkinson is located in Holt County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Atkinson has a population of 1,249 people<1> (see below for details).

Atkinson is 2,100 feet [640 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Atkinson: (402) & (531)<3>

Population Details ...

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 (that had a count of 1,244 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Atkinson had an population of 1,249 people. This is an increase of 0.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.4% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Atkinson.

Communities near Atkinson ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Atkinson and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Amelia   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Butte   [Map]   308   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Chambers   [Map]   263   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Dustin   [Map]   ---   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Emmet   [Map]   47   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Inman   [Map]   126   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atkinson. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atkinson. Our list includes 17 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Atkinson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Atkinson.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Atkinson. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atkinson.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atkinson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (531) is an overlay for area code (402). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Atkinson.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Atkinson. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.5325, Longitude: -98.9770     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atkinson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Atkinson.