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Pop. Est. 1998 was 10,594, a decrease of 62 since 1990. Elevation: 290 meters (950 feet)

Atchison is located in the Northeast Region of the state, in Atchison County (of which it is the county seat), south of St Joseph along Highway 73. The town is situated on the bank of the Missouri River near Atchison State Fishing Lake. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 10,594, a decrease of 62 since 1990.

Atchison's famous people include Amelia Earhart and the Amelia Earhart Birthplace. The town has a variety of historical museums and historical buildings. The 100 year old Atchison County Courthouse is still in daily use. Just outside Atchison is the July, 04 1804 Lewis & Clark campsite.

Art Muchnic Art Gallery |
Education Benedictine College |
History Atchison County Courthouse |
Shopping Ernzen Farm Toys |

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07/04 Coming to The area
Glenn Miller Festival Clarinda IA June13-16 Hear exciting bands from around the world topped off by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Enjoy the new Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum and the Birthplace Home; stage shows; picnics; dances; historical displays; plus the fellowship of hundreds of Miller fans from around the world.
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.

Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.