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Welcome to Atwater ...

Atwater is located in Dodge County<1>.

Atwater is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Atwater: (920) & (274)<3>

Adding Atwater to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Atwater 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 Atwater was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Atwater ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Atwater - they are located in California (2), Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Atwater ...

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

  • Beaver Dam [Dodge County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Dam
    • Beaver Dam [Dodge County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Atwater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,303 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Dam
  • Waupun [Dodge County]
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    • Waupun [Dodge County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Atwater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,271 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waupun have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waupun
  • Mayville [Dodge County]
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    • Mayville [Dodge County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Atwater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,829 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayville
  • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fond du Lac
    • Fond du Lac [Fond du Lac County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Atwater
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,126 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fond du Lac have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fond du Lac
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beaver Dam [Dodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Dam
      • Beaver Dam [Dodge County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Atwater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,917 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Dam have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Dam
    • Horicon [Dodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horicon
      • Horicon [Dodge County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Atwater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,680 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horicon have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horicon
    • Fox Lake [Dodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Lake
      • Fox Lake [Dodge County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Atwater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fox Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Lake
    • Juneau [Dodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juneau
      • Juneau [Dodge County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Atwater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,532 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Juneau have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juneau
    • Lomira [Dodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lomira
      • Lomira [Dodge County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Atwater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,454 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lomira have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lomira
    • Ashford [Fond du Lac County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashford
      • Ashford [Fond du Lac County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Atwater
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,764 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashford

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dodge County: www.co.dodge.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 Dodge, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atwater - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (274) is an overlay for area code (920).
<4>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- Atwater) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Atwater. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AtwaterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atwater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5607, Longitude: -88.7348    
<5>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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