A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Atkins ...
The location of Atkins has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Atkins is 2,290 feet [698 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation 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
The area code for Atkins: (276)
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.
Communities near Atkins ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Atkins.
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 Atkins. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atkins.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Atkins.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atkins. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.
Adding Atkins to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Atkins 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 Atkins was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Atkins on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atkins on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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: https://www.virginia.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.
This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022