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Welcome to Clarkson ...

Note #1: While our information shows that the community of Clarkson is historic,<1> we want to be sure that it has a presence on our Gazetteer. As we gather information about Clarkson, we'll be sure to add our findings.



Clarkson would have been located within present day Washington County

While the community is gone, the present day location for Clarkson is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Clarkson was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Clarkson would have been located in the (423) area code.

We know of 21 communities that are also named Clarkson. Our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Clarkson contains a list of those communities.

Communities near Clarkson ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2013<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Baileyton   [Map]     429   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Banner Hill   [Map]     ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Erwin   [Map]     6,073   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greeneville   [Map]     15,020   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Johnson City   [Map]     65,123   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jonesborough   [Map]     5,174   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Clarkson.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clarkson. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clarkson. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clarkson.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Clarkson:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Clarkson no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Although Clarkson is historic, the Panormaio photo collection might have pictures from the area where Clarkson would have been located:

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Clarkson, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarkson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins at Clarkson. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clarkson) to Point B.

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clarkson.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Clarkson.



 
 
 

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