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Welcome to Athlone ...

Athlone is located in Rockingham County<1>.

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

Athlone is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Athlone lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Athlone lies within the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Athlone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Athlone - they are located in Alberta, California, Louisiana, Michigan, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio and Ontario.

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

Communities near Athlone ...

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

  • Harrisonburg [Harrisonburg City]
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    • Harrisonburg [Harrisonburg City] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Athlone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 53,016 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisonburg<5>
  • Bridgewater [Rockingham County]
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    • Bridgewater [Rockingham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Athlone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,145 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgewater<5>
  • Luray [Page County]
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    • Luray [Page County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Athlone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,848 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luray<5>
  • Broadway [Rockingham County]
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    • Broadway [Rockingham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Athlone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,978 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broadway<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elkton [Rockingham County]
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      • Elkton [Rockingham County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Athlone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,903 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<5>
    • Grottoes [Augusta County]
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      • Grottoes [Augusta County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Athlone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,860 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grottoes<5>
    • Timberville [Rockingham County]
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      • Timberville [Rockingham County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Athlone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,691 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Timberville<5>
    • Shenandoah [Page County]
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      • Shenandoah [Page County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Athlone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,331 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shenandoah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shenandoah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<5>
    • New Market [Shenandoah County]
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      • New Market [Shenandoah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Athlone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,253 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Market<5>
    • Mount Jackson [Shenandoah County]
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      • Mount Jackson [Shenandoah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Athlone
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,118 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Jackson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Jackson<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 Athlone. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Athlone.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athlone ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Rockingham County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Rockingham, 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 Athlone - 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' (or 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- Athlone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athlone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5360, Longitude: -78.7061       In this case, the coordinates for Athlone 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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