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Do you know of Athol ???

When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer - that's the case with Athol.

This entry has been created as a placeholder - we hope to develop more information in the future.

This entry could be in error. It might be that our source had a mis-print, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. We hope to learn more about Athol in the future.

We found mention of Athol as a post office, but can't determine its location - other than being located somewhere in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

It's common that the post office is named the same as the community in which it's located (although that's not always case). In this case, we can't match this post office to any of the communities in our gazetteer.

The earliest mention that we've found of Athol was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide dated 1895 (see the 'Miscellaneous References' section below).

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Athol ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful by adding to our knowledge about Athol:

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Athol - Services available: no Railroad mentioned

Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

The FIPS database contains an entry for Athol.

Referenced FIPS Records ...

FIPS Code: 42/03416   (Place Name: Athol (Amityville))

County: Berks     (FIPS State/County: 42/011)

Class: U8

Identifies a populated place (in this case, Athol) located wholly or substantially outside the boundaries of an incorporated place or CDP (Census Designated Place) but whose name has not been verified as authoritative by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).


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