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Welcome to Athens ...

Athens is located in Windham County<1>.

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

Athens is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Athens lies within the (802) area code.

Communities Also Named Athens ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Athens - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Athens ...

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

  • Brattleboro [Windham County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brattleboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brattleboro
    • Brattleboro [Windham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Athens
    • Estimated population in 2018: 11,471 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brattleboro
  • Springfield [Windsor County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
    • Springfield [Windsor County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Athens
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
  • Rockingham [Windham County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockingham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockingham
    • Rockingham [Windham County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Athens
    • Estimated population in 2018: 5,034 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockingham
  • Charlestown [Sullivan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charlestown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlestown
    • Charlestown [Sullivan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Athens
    • Estimated population in 2018: 5,012 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlestown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlestown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Walpole [Cheshire County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walpole have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walpole
      • Walpole [Cheshire County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Athens
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,026 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walpole
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walpole<5>
    • Chesterfield [Cheshire County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesterfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesterfield
      • Chesterfield [Cheshire County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Athens
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,602 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesterfield<5>
    • Chester [Windsor County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
      • Chester [Windsor County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Athens
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,032 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Bellows Falls [Windham County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellows Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellows Falls
      • Bellows Falls [Windham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Athens
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,004 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellows Falls
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellows Falls<5>
    • Westminster [Windham County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westminster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westminster
      • Westminster [Windham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Athens
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,998 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westminster
    • Weathersfield [Windsor County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weathersfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weathersfield
      • Weathersfield [Windsor County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Athens
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,761 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weathersfield

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 Athens. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Athens.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athens ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Windham County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Vermont's counties, including Windham, 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 Athens - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Athens) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athens. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1337, Longitude: -72.5679       In this case, the coordinates for Athens 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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