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Welcome to Atkinville ...

So far, we have found very little information about Atkinville. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Atkinville to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Atkinville, please Contact Us.




Atkinville would have been located within present day Washington County.

Atkinville was established in 1877.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Atkinville is 2,490 feet [759 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Atkinville is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Atkinville was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Atkinville (for example, toward Colorado City (AZ)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST). In addition, you will be moving from an area that observes daylight saving time to one that does not.

If Atkinville still existed, it would have been in the (435) area code.

Communities near Atkinville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Atkinville and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Fort Clara - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fort Pearce - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Harrisburg - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hurricane   [Map]   16,159   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ivins   [Map]   8,132   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Saint George   [Map]   82,318   NE   5 miles [8 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atkinville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atkinville. 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 Atkinville.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Atkinville no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The Communities of Utah

About Washington County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.washco.state.ut.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Atkinville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atkinville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Atkinville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atkinville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Atkinville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atkinville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkinville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0297, Longitude: -113.6276     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atkinville.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Atkinville.