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Welcome to Atherton ...

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

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


Atherton would have been located within present day Licking County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Atherton is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Atherton was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Atherton still existed, it would have been in the (740) area code.

Communities near Atherton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Atherton and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Baltimore   [Map]   2,989   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Granville   [Map]   5,773   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Heath   [Map]   10,713   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Johnstown   [Map]   5,002   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Lancaster   [Map]   40,280   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Newark   [Map]   49,423   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Atherton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Atherton - they are located in California, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri (2) and Ontario.

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

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 Atherton. 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 Atherton. 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 Atherton.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Ohio

About Licking County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Licking County: www.lcounty.com/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.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 Atherton, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atherton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Atherton) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atherton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9603, Longitude: -82.4377     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atherton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atherton.

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