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Welcome to Atlas ...

Atlas is located in Polk County<1>.

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

Atlas is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Atlas: (715) and (534)<4>

Communities Also Named Atlas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Atlas - they are located in Alabama, California, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Atlas ...

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

  • North Branch [Chisago County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Branch
    • North Branch [Chisago County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Atlas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,767 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Branch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Branch<6>
  • Rush City [Chisago County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rush City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rush City
    • Rush City [Chisago County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Atlas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,218 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rush City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rush City<6>
  • Saint Croix Falls [Polk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Croix Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Croix Falls
    • Saint Croix Falls [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Atlas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,046 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Croix Falls
  • Eureka [Polk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eureka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka
    • Eureka [Polk County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Atlas
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,659 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eureka
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rock Creek [Pine County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Creek
      • Rock Creek [Pine County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Atlas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,652 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Creek<6>
    • Balsam Lake [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balsam Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balsam Lake
      • Balsam Lake [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Atlas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,417 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Balsam Lake
    • Grantsburg [Burnett County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsburg
      • Grantsburg [Burnett County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Atlas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,281 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsburg
    • Milltown [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milltown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milltown
      • Milltown [Polk County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Atlas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,232 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milltown
    • Harris [Chisago County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harris
      • Harris [Chisago County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Atlas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,186 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harris<6>
    • Meenon [Burnett County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meenon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meenon
      • Meenon [Burnett County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Atlas
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,179 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meenon

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atlas ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Polk County: www.co.polk.wi.us/

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 Polk, 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 Atlas - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Atlas) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atlas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6355, Longitude: -92.5908       In this case, the coordinates for Atlas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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