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Welcome to Atkins ...

Atkins is located in Stewart County<1>.

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

Atkins is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Atkins lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Atkins: (931)

Communities Also Named Atkins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Atkins: This one is located in Stewart County and the other is located in Henderson County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 11 communities that are also named Atkins - they are located in Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, South Carolina, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Atkins ...

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

  • Oakridge [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakridge
    • Oakridge [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Atkins
    • Estimated population in 2014: 29,303 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakridge
  • Brownsville [Houston County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brownsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownsville
    • Brownsville [Houston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Atkins
    • Estimated population in 2014: 9,974 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownsville
  • Oak Grove [Christian County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
    • Oak Grove [Christian County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Atkins
    • Estimated population in 2018: 7,376 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Grove<5>
  • Louise Heights [Montgomery County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louise Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louise Heights
    • Louise Heights [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Atkins
    • Estimated population in 2014: 5,715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louise Heights
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Throckmorton [Stewart County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Throckmorton
      • Throckmorton [Stewart County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Atkins
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,692 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Throckmorton
    • Dover [Stewart County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
      • Dover [Stewart County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Atkins
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,480 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover<5>
    • Tennessee Ridge [Houston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tennessee Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tennessee Ridge
      • Tennessee Ridge [Houston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Atkins
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,329 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tennessee Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tennessee Ridge<5>
    • Erin [Houston County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erin
      • Erin [Houston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Atkins
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,292 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erin<5>
    • Cumberland City [Stewart County]
    • LaFayette [Christian County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for LaFayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaFayette
      • LaFayette [Christian County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Atkins
      • Estimated population in 2018: 162 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaFayette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFayette<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atkins ...

Looking for more information about Atkins? 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 Atkins, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Atkins.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Stewart County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stewart County: www.stewartcountygovernment.com

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Stewart, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Atkins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Atkins) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5237, Longitude: -87.7306       In this case, the coordinates for Atkins have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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