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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Atlantic, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Atlantic and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Atlantic:
    • 42.871202, -70.861164
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Atlantic
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Atlantic ...

We have found 21 communities that share the name Atlantic.

Within New Hampshire, the name Atlantic is unique.

Beyond New Hampshire, we know of another 21 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 21 communities, twenty are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Colorado
      • Gunnison County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Atlantic [Gunnison County].
    • Iowa
      • Cass County
      • This Atlantic is located in Cass County and lies 1,236 miles [1,989.1 km]<2> to the west of the Atlantic that is located in Rockingham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cass County community of Atlantic.
    • Maine
      • Hancock County
      • This Atlantic is located in Hancock County and lies 151 miles [243 km]<2> to the northeast of the Atlantic that is located in Rockingham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hancock County community of Atlantic.
    • Massachusetts
      • Essex County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Massachusetts community of Atlantic [Essex County].
      • Norfolk County
      • This Atlantic is located in Norfolk County and lies 41 miles [66 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Atlantic that is located in Rockingham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Norfolk County community of Atlantic.
      • Plymouth County
      • This Atlantic is located in Plymouth County and lies 41 miles [66 km] to the south of the Atlantic that is located in Rockingham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Plymouth County community of Atlantic.
      • Suffolk County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Massachusetts community of Atlantic [Suffolk County].
    • Michigan
      • Houghton County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Atlantic [Houghton County].
    • New Jersey
      • Monmouth County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New Jersey community of Atlantic [Monmouth County].
    • New York
      • Richmond County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Atlantic [Richmond County].
    • North Carolina
      • Carteret County
      • This Atlantic is located in Carteret County and lies 624 miles [1,004.2 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Atlantic that is located in Rockingham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Carteret County community of Atlantic.
    • Nova Scotia
      • This Atlantic lies 282 miles [453.8 km]<2> to the east of the Atlantic that is located in Rockingham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic
    • Pennsylvania
      • Clearfield County
      • This Atlantic is located in Clearfield County and lies 411 miles [661.4 km]<2> to the west southwest of the Atlantic that is located in Rockingham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clearfield County community of Atlantic.
      • Crawford County
      • This Atlantic is located in Crawford County and lies 493 miles [793.4 km] to the west of the Atlantic that is located in Rockingham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Crawford County community of Atlantic.
      • Fayette County
      • This Atlantic is located in Fayette County and lies 515 miles [828.8 km] to the west southwest of the Atlantic that is located in Rockingham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Atlantic.
      • Somerset County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Atlantic [Somerset County].
      • Westmoreland County
      • This Atlantic is located in Westmoreland County and lies 469 miles [754.8 km] to the west southwest of the Atlantic that is located in Rockingham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Westmoreland County community of Atlantic.
    • Virginia
      • Accomack County
      • This Atlantic is located in Accomack County and lies 421 miles [677.5 km]<2> to the southwest of the Atlantic that is located in Rockingham County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atlantic
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Accomack County community of Atlantic.
      • Virginia Beach City
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Virginia community of Atlantic [Virginia Beach City].
    • West Virginia
      • Mineral County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Atlantic [Mineral County].
      • Preston County
      • This community is historic<3> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the West Virginia community of Atlantic [Preston County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Atlantic ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Five Corners [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Corners
    • Five Corners [Rockingham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Atlantic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Corners
  • Fogg Corners [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fogg Corners
    • Fogg Corners [Rockingham County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Atlantic
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fogg Corners
  • Great Boars Head [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Great Boars Head
    • Great Boars Head [Rockingham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Atlantic
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Great Boars Head
  • Joppa [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joppa
    • Joppa [Essex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Atlantic
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joppa have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joppa
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    • Plum Island [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum Island
      • Plum Island [Essex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Atlantic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plum Island have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum Island
    • Plumbush [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plumbush
      • Plumbush [Essex County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the south of Atlantic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plumbush have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plumbush
    • Rings Island [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rings Island
      • Rings Island [Essex County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the south of Atlantic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rings Island have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rings Island
    • Salisbury [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury
      • Salisbury [Essex County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Atlantic
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury
    • Salisbury Beach [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury Beach
      • Salisbury Beach [Essex County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Atlantic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury Beach
    • Salisbury Plains [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury Plains
      • Salisbury Plains [Essex County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Atlantic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury Plains
    • Salisbury Point [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salisbury Point
      • Salisbury Point [Essex County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Atlantic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salisbury Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salisbury Point
    • Town Hall Corner [Rockingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Town Hall Corner
      • Town Hall Corner [Rockingham County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Atlantic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Hall Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Hall Corner

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Atlantic. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Harry Agganis     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Lynn (MA) on April 20, 1929 (a Saturday) and died in Cambridge (MA) on June 27, 1955 (a Monday) at the age of 26.
      • Lynn is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the south of Atlantic.
      • Cambridge is located 36 miles [57.9 km] to the south of Atlantic.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry Agganis<5>
    • Thomas Bailey Aldrich     (Author, poet, editor)
      • Author, poet, editor. He was born in Portsmouth (NH) on November 11, 1836 (a Friday) and died in Boston (MA) on March 19, 1907 (a Tueday) at the age of 70. He is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
      • Portsmouth is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Atlantic.
      • Boston is located 36 miles [57.9 km] to the south of Atlantic.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Thomas Bailey Aldrich<5>
    • Brooke Astor     (Philanthropist)
      • Born: Roberta Brooke Russell
      • Philanthropist. She was born in Portsmouth (NH) on March 30, 1902 (a Sunday) and died in Briarcliff Manor (NY) on August 13, 2007 (a Monday) at the age of 105. She is buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Portsmouth is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Atlantic.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Brooke Astor<5>
    • George Baker     (Cartoonist)
    • Lee Bergere     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Brooklyn (NY) on April 10, 1918 (a Wednesday) and died in Fremont (NH) on January 31, 2007 (a Wednesday) at the age of 88. We don't have any burial details.
      • Fremont is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Atlantic.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lee Bergere<5>
    • Leonard Bernstein     (Composer, conductor and pianist)
      • Born: Israel Isidore Beilin
      • Composer, conductor and pianist. He was born in Lawrence (MA) on August 25, 1918 (a Sunday) and died on October 14, 1990 (a Sunday) at the age of 72. He is buried at Green - Wood Cemetery (Kings County, New York).
      • Lawrence is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest of Atlantic.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Leonard Bernstein<5>
    • Howard Carleton 'Dick' Blaisdell     (Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1884/07/09:1884/07/14)
      • Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1884/07/09:1884/07/14. He was born in Bradford (MA) on June 18, 1862 (a Wednesday) and died in Malden (MA) on August 20, 1886 (a Friday) at the age of 24. He is buried at Riverview Cemetery (Essex County, Massachusetts).
      • Bradford is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest of Atlantic.
      • Malden is located 32 miles [51.5 km] to the south of Atlantic.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Howard Carleton 'Dick' Blaisdell<5>
    • Frank J. Bonner     (Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1894/04/26:1903/06/25)
      • Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1894/04/26:1903/06/25. He was born in Lowell (MA) on August 20, 1869 (a Friday) and died on December 31, 1905 (a Sunday) at the age of 36.
      • Lowell is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Atlantic.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank J. Bonner<5>
    • Junius Brutus Booth, Jr.     (Actor)
    • Nathaniel Bowditch     (Scientist)
      • Scientist. He was born in Salem (MA) on March 26, 1773 (a Friday) and died in Boston (MA) on March 16, 1838 (a Friday) at the age of 65. He is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
      • Salem is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the south of Atlantic.
      • Boston is located 36 miles [57.9 km] to the south of Atlantic.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Nathaniel Bowditch<5>
    • Walter Andrew Brennan     (Actor, singer)
    • John Horne Burns     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Andover (MA) on October 7, 1916 (a Saturday) and died in Cecina (Italy) on August 11, 1953 (a Tueday) at the age of 36. He is buried at Holyhood Cemetery (Norfolk County, Massachusetts).
      • Andover is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest of Atlantic.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Horne Burns<5>
    • Al Capp     (Cartoonist)
      • Born: Alfred Gerald Caplin
      • Cartoonist. He was born in New Haven (CT) on September 28, 1909 (a Tueday) and died in South Hampton (NH) on November 5, 1979 (a Monday) at the age of 70. He is buried at Mt. Prospect Cemetery (Essex County, Massachusetts).
      • South Hampton is located 5 miles [8 km] to the west of Atlantic.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Al Capp<5>

How Far From Atlantic to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Atlantic to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Atlantic and extending to:

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    • Exeter, which is the Seat of Rockingham County and lies just to the North Northwest.
    • Concord, which is the State Capital of New Hampshire, lies 41 miles [66 km]<2> to the northwest (NW). If you could walk a straight line from Atlantic to Concord, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 423 miles [680.8 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of a day, a buggy would take 17 days and walking would take 24 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,476 miles [8,812.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,184 miles [9,952.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,060 miles [6,533.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New Hampshire

About Rockingham County

About New Hampshire

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 Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.nh.us/

The official website for State of New Hampshire: https://www.nh.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Atlantic could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atlantic) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atlantic. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8712, Longitude: -70.8612       In this case, the coordinates for Atlantic have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Atlantic, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<4>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.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<7>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Atlantic to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 303.778 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 299.435 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.216 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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