Atkinson, Indiana facts for kids
Benton County's location in Indiana
|Elevation||774 ft (236 m)|
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A post office was established at Atkinson in 1873, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1923. The town was named for W. J. Atkinson and served as a shipping point on the Big Four railway.
Its population in the 1920s was from 10 to 15.
Atkinson is located aton the border of Center and Oak Grove Townships. U.S. Route 52 and the Kankakee, Beaverville and Southern Railroad both pass northwest through the town.
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