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Atchison is a city and county seat of Atchison County, Kansas, United States, and situated along the Missouri River. As of the 2010 census, its population was 11,021. The city is named in honor of David Rice Atchison, United States senator from Missouri, and was the original eastern terminus of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. Atchison was the birthplace of aviator Amelia Earhart, and the Amelia Earhart Festival is held annually in July. Atchison is also home of Benedictine College, a Catholic liberal-arts college.

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Looking for travel information about Atchison? Explore the best travel advice on Atchison, United States. The nearest major city to Atchison is Kansas City. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Kansas City for its bountiful attractions like National World War I Museum And Liberty Memorial, Nelson-atkins Museum Of Arts, Steamboat Arabia Museum on your trip to Atchison. Also, to reach Atchison, you'll have to take a flight to Kansas City; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Atchison can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Atchison*

  • Pollution Statistics in Atchison

    Know the pollution level of Atchison before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Atchison: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Atchison for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Atchison.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 100 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 100 (Very High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Atchison - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 29.69 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 33.62 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Atchison

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Atchison

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.75 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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