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Welcome to Atkinson ...

Atkinson is located in Summit County<1>.

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

Atkinson is 6,460 feet [1,969 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Atkinson is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Atkinson lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Atkinson: (435)

Adding Atkinson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Atkinson 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 Atkinson was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Atkinson on a map titled .

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

Communities Also Named Atkinson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Atkinson - they are located in Alabama, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Washington.

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

Communities near Atkinson ...

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

  • Cottonwood Heights [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cottonwood Heights
    • Cottonwood Heights [Salt Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2015: 34,343 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cottonwood Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cottonwood Heights<5>
  • Holladay [Salt Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holladay
    • Holladay [Salt Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,325 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holladay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holladay<5>
  • Heber City [Wasatch County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heber City
    • Heber City [Wasatch County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,082 people
    • Heber City has also been known as:
    • Heber
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heber City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heber City<5>
  • Park City [Summit County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
    • Park City [Summit County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Atkinson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,526 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park City<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Midway [Wasatch County]
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      • Midway [Wasatch County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,280 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midway<5>
    • Kamas [Summit County]
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      • Kamas [Summit County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kamas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kamas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kamas<5>
    • Oakley [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakley
      • Oakley [Summit County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,740 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakley<5>
    • Coalville [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coalville
      • Coalville [Summit County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,596 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coalville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coalville<5>
    • Francis [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Francis
      • Francis [Summit County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,574 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Francis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Francis
    • Daniel [Wasatch County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daniel
      • Daniel [Wasatch County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Atkinson
      • Estimated population in 2015: 1,058 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daniel

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atkinson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Summit County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Summit County: www.co.summit.ut.us/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Summit, 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 Atkinson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atkinson) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkinson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7405, Longitude: -111.4749       In this case, the coordinates for Atkinson 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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