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Atoka, Tennessee

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The location of Atoka

Welcome to Atoka ...

The town of Atoka is located in Tipton County.

The location of Atoka has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Atoka has a population of 9,397 people<2> (see below for details).

Atoka is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Atoka and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Atoka lies within the (731) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Atoka had a population of 8,387 people (or 13.73% of the total population of Tipton County). This makes Atoka the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Atoka represents 0.13% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,387 people, the population of Atoka increased 159.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,235 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Atoka had an population of 9,397 people. This is an increase of 12.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 190.48% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Atoka.

Communities Also Named Atoka ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Atoka - they are located in Kentucky, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia.

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

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 Atoka. 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 Atoka. 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 Atoka.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atoka ...

Looking for more information about Atoka? 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 Atoka, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atoka.

Communities near Atoka ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Bartlett   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the South (S) of Atoka

Located in Shelby County

Spring Lake   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Atoka

Located in Shelby County

Lakeland   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Atoka

Located in Shelby County

Arlington   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Atoka

Located in Shelby County

Millington   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Atoka

Located in Shelby County

Clopton   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Atoka

Covington   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Atoka

Mount Carmel   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Atoka

Mason   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Atoka

Gainesville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Atoka

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Tipton County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tipton County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atoka.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atoka - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atoka) 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 Atoka. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atoka

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atoka. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4212, Longitude: -89.7864     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atoka have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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