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Welcome to Atkins ...

Atkins is located in Smyth County.

Atkins is 2,290 feet [698 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Atkins is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Atkins is within the (276) area code.

Communities near Atkins ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Atkins and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Adwolf   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Chilhowie   [Map]   1,729   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Little Town   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Marion   [Map]   5,659   W   5 miles [8 km]
Rural Retreat   [Map]   1,462   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saltville   [Map]   1,942   W   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Atkins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Atkins - they are located in Arkansas, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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 Atkins. 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 Atkins. 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 Atkins.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atkins ...

Looking for more information about Atkins? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Atkins, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atkins.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Smyth County: www.smythcounty.org/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atkins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Atkins. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atkins) 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 Atkins. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Atkins

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkins. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8673, Longitude: -81.4234     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atkins have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atkins.

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