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Welcome to Atwater ...

Atwater is located in Portage County<1>.

The location of Atwater has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Atwater: AT-wahtur<3>

Atwater is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Atwater: (330) and (234)<5>

Communities Also Named Atwater ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Atwater - they are located in California (2), Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Saskatchewan and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Atwater ...

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

  • Akron [Summit County]
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    • Akron [Summit County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Atwater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 195,994 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akron<7>
  • Canton [Stark County]
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    • Canton [Stark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Atwater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,963 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<7>
  • Cuyahoga Falls [Summit County]
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    • Cuyahoga Falls [Summit County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Atwater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,005 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cuyahoga Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuyahoga Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cuyahoga Falls<7>
  • Stow [Summit County]
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    • Stow [Summit County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Atwater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,714 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stow<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kent [Portage County]
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      • Kent [Portage County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Atwater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,319 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<7>
    • Green [Summit County]
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      • Green [Summit County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Atwater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,678 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Green<7>
    • Alliance [Mahoning County]
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      • Alliance [Mahoning County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Atwater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,413 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alliance<7>
    • Tallmadge [Summit County]
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      • Tallmadge [Summit County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Atwater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,539 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallmadge<7>
    • North Canton [Stark County]
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      • North Canton [Stark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Atwater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,121 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Canton<7>
    • Streetsboro [Portage County]
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      • Streetsboro [Portage County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Atwater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,699 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Streetsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Streetsboro<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atwater ...

Looking for more information about Atwater? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Atwater, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atwater.

Adding Atwater to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Atwater in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Atwater was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Atwater on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atwater on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Ohio

About Portage County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Portage, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Atwater. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atwater - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (234) is an overlay for area code (330).
<6>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- Atwater) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atwater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0239, Longitude: -81.1634       In this case, the coordinates for Atwater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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