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The location of Atlanta













Welcome to Atlanta ...

So far, we have found very little information about Atlanta. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

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


Atlanta would have been located within present day Lincoln County.

We aren't confident of the location of Atlanta, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

When the people of Atlanta referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Atlantan<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Atlanta is 6,720 feet [2,048 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Atlanta is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Atlanta was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Atlanta once stood is in the (775) area code.

Communities near Atlanta ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   DirDistance
Baker   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Jackrabbit - Historic   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Lund   [Map]     NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Mendha - Historic   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Panaca   [Map]     S   46 miles [74 km]
Pioche   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Atlanta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Atlanta - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Texas and Washington.

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

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 Atlanta. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atlanta. 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 Atlanta.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Atlanta:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Nevada

About Lincoln County

About Nevada

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lincoln County: www.co.lincoln.nv.us/

The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Atlanta, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Atlanta refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Atlanta may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atlanta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Atlanta) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Atlanta. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atlanta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atlanta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4652, Longitude: -114.3287     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atlanta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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