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Atlantic, Virginia
(Accomack County)

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The location of Atlantic

Welcome to Atlantic ...

Atlantic is located in Accomack County.

The location of Atlantic has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Atlantic is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Atlantic is within the (757) area code.

Communities near Atlantic ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Crisfield (MD)   [Map]   2,602   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pocomoke City (MD)   [Map]   4,061   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Snow Hill (MD)   [Map]   2,052   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Accomac   [Map]   493   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bloxom   [Map]   371   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chincoteague   [Map]   2,888   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Atlantic ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Atlantic: This one is located in Accomack County and the other is located in Virginia Beach City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 21 communities that are also named Atlantic - they are located in Colorado, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts (4), Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania (5) and West Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atlantic. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atlantic. 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 Atlantic.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlantic ...

Looking for more information about Atlantic? 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 Atlantic, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atlantic.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atlantic - 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atlantic) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atlantic. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9007, Longitude: -75.5077     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atlantic have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Atlantic.

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