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Atkinson is a city in Holt County.
The community was named for Col. John Atkinson, landowner.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Atkinson. For links to other places called Atkinson, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Atkinson is 42.531N. The longitude is -98.977W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,106 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,188.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Atkinson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Holt County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68713 ZIP code.
44% of Atkinson residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Atkinson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Atkinson was $17,085, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Atkinson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Atkinson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $226. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $544.
Libraries in Atkinson include Atkinson Township Library ... View libraries
Holt County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Atkinson political report.
The average commute time for Atkinson workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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