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Town of Atlanta, Wisconsin

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The location of Town of Atlanta

Welcome to Atlanta ...

The Town of Atlanta is located in Rusk County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Atlanta has a population of 593 people<2> (see below for details).

Atlanta is 1,230 feet [375 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Atlanta had a population of 592 people. This makes Atlanta the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Atlanta represents 0.01% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 1337th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 592 people, the population of Atlanta decreased 5.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 627 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Atlanta had an population of 593 people. This is an increase of 0.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.42% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Atlanta.

Communities near Atlanta ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Atlanta and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2018
Cedar Lake   [Map]   946   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chetek   [Map]   1,617   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Flambeau   [Map]   1,055   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Grant   [Map]   812   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ladysmith   [Map]   3,142   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   941   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

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 Atlanta. 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 Atlanta. 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 Atlanta.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atlanta. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Atlanta.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atlanta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Atlanta) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Atlanta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Atlanta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atlanta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5102, Longitude: -91.3310     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atlanta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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