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Welcome to Atlanta ...
The city of Atlanta is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).
While we don't have a date for the founding of Atlanta, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated ?.
When the people of Atlanta refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Atlantan or Altantian.<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Atlanta has a population of 5,450 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Atlanta is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Atlanta lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Atlanta: (903) & (430)<5>
The ZIP code for Atlanta: 75551<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Atlanta had an population of 5,450 people. This is a decrease of 3.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Atlanta had a population of 5,675 people (which is 18.63% of the total population of Cass County). This makes Atlanta the county's most populous community.
The population of Atlanta represents 0.02% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 305th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,675 people, the population of Atlanta decreased 1.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,745 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Atlanta.
Communities Also Named Atlanta ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 20 communities that are also named Atlanta - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atlanta.
Communities near Atlanta ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Atlanta.
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 Atlanta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atlanta.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atlanta. 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 Atlanta.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atlanta. See our Newspapers Page for Atlanta.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlanta ...
Looking for more information about Atlanta? 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 Atlanta, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atlanta.
Adding Atlanta to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Atlanta in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Atlanta was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Atlanta mentioned on a train schedule titled .
For more details, see References and Mentions for Atlanta.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atlanta. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified/updated: 28 Nov 2023