kids encyclopedia robot

Atlas, Texas facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts

Atlas is an unincorporated community in Lamar County, in the U.S. state of Texas.

History

Atlas was laid out in 1884, and named after Atlas, a deity who held up the celestial sphere. A post office was established at Atlas in 1884, and remained in operation until 1943.

Coordinates: 33°34′07″N 95°37′01″W / 33.56861°N 95.61694°W / 33.56861; -95.61694

kids search engine
Atlas, Texas Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.