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Welcome to Atkins ...

Atkins is located in Forest County<1>.

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

Atkins is 1,660 feet [506 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Atkins lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Atkins: (715) & (534)<4>

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).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Atkins on our Genealogy Page.

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), Virginia 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.

  • Rhinelander [Oneida County]
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    • Rhinelander [Oneida County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Atkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,637 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhinelander
  • Pelican [Oneida County]
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    • Pelican [Oneida County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Atkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,769 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelican have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelican
  • Pine Lake [Oneida County]
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    • Pine Lake [Oneida County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Atkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,746 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Lake
  • Three Lakes [Oneida County]
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    • Three Lakes [Oneida County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Atkins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,126 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Lakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Lakes
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crandon [Forest County]
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      • Crandon [Forest County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Atkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,780 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crandon
    • Sugar Camp [Oneida County]
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      • Sugar Camp [Oneida County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Atkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,646 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Camp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Camp
    • Elcho [Langlade County]
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      • Elcho [Langlade County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Atkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,200 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elcho have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elcho
    • Laona [Forest County]
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      • Laona [Forest County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Atkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laona
    • Nashville [Forest County]
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      • Nashville [Forest County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Atkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,023 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nashville
    • Lincoln [Forest County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
      • Lincoln [Forest County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Atkins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 906 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Atkins, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Atkins.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Forest County

About Wisconsin

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 State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Forest, 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 Atkins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<5>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- Atkins) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atkins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6652, Longitude: -89.0232       In this case, the coordinates for Atkins have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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