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Atlantic City, New Jersey
Welcome to Atlantic City ...
The coastal city of Atlantic City is located in Atlantic County.
The location of Atlantic City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Atlantic City refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Atlantic Cityite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Atlantic City has a population of 38,429 people<3> (see below for details).
Atlantic City was established in 1854 and was incorporated in 1854.
The community of Atlantic City is near sea level<4>.
Time Zone: Atlantic City lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Atlantic City lies within the (609) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Atlantic City had a population of 39,558 people (or 14.41% of the total population of Atlantic County). This makes Atlantic City the county's most populous community.
The population of Atlantic City represents 0.45% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 39,558 people, the population of Atlantic City decreased 2.37% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 40,517 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Atlantic City had an population of 38,429 people. This is a decrease of 2.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.15% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Atlantic City.
Communities near Atlantic City ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Atlantic City and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Atlantic City.
Communities Also Named Atlantic City ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Atlantic City - they are located in Montana and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atlantic City.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Atlantic City:
Websites for Atlantic City ...
Official Website: www.cityofatlanticcity.org/
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Atlantic City: www.cityofatlanticcity.org/
The official website for Atlantic County: www.aclink.org/
The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/
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This page was last modified: 18 Feb 2019