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Welcome to Atkinson ...

Although we found mention of Atkinson during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Atkinson was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

We've added Atkinson to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Atkinson, please Contact Us.


Time Zone: The area where we believe that Atkinson might be (or was) located is in the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: AST- Heure Normale de l'Atlantique (HNA), ADT- Heure Avancée de l'Atlantique (HAA).

We believe that Atkinson would be found within the (902) area code.

Communities near Atkinson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2006<3>
Population
DirDistance
East Hansford   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Hansford   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Lower Greenville   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Mahoneys Corner   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Millvale   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Oxford   [Map]   1,178   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, 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, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, 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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atkinson. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Atkinson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Atkinson.

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The official website for Province of Nova Scotia: https://novascotia.ca

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Atkinson and then turned west". While Atkinson could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Atkinson as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

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 Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller 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 Atkinson 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 . 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.

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<2>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 from Point A (ie- Atkinson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkinson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6472, Longitude: -63.7217     [Map].

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<3>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Atkinson were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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