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Welcome to Athenia ...

Athenia is located in Passaic County.

The location of Athenia has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Athenia is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Athenia lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Athenia: (973) and (862)<3>

Communities Also Named Athenia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Athenia - it's located in Illinois.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Athenia.

Communities near Athenia ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Athenia.

  • New York [New York County]
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    • New York [New York County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Athenia
    • Estimated population for 2018: 8,398,748 people
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  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Athenia
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx
  • Newark [Essex County]
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    • Newark [Essex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Athenia
    • Estimated population for 2018: 282,090 people
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  • Jersey City [Hudson County]
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    • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Athenia
    • Estimated population for 2018: 265,549 people
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    • Yonkers [Westchester County]
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      • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Athenia
      • Estimated population for 2018: 199,663 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers
    • Paterson [Passaic County]
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      • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Athenia
      • Estimated population for 2018: 145,627 people
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    • Ramapo [Rockland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ramapo have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ramapo
      • Ramapo [Rockland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Athenia
      • Estimated population for 2018: 136,848 people
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    • Elizabeth [Union County]
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      • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Athenia
      • Estimated population for 2018: 128,885 people
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    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenburgh
      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Athenia
      • Estimated population for 2018: 91,338 people
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    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
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      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Athenia
      • Estimated population for 2018: 78,742 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle

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 Athenia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Athenia.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Athenia. 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 Athenia.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Athenia. See our Newspapers Page for Athenia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athenia ...

Looking for more information about Athenia? 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 Athenia, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Athenia.

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About Passaic County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Athenia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Passaic County: www.passaiccountynj.org/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Athenia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (862) is an overlay for area code (973).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Athenia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athenia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8668, Longitude: -74.1543       In this case, the coordinates for Athenia have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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