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The location of Hiwassee













Welcome to Hiwassee ...

Hiwassee is located in Cherokee County.

The location of Hiwassee has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Hiwassee is 1,580 feet [482 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Hiwassee lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Hiwassee: (828)

Communities Also Named Hiwassee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Hiwassee - they are located in Florida, Tennessee and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hiwassee.

Websites for Hiwassee ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cherokeecountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Hiwassee, the following might be of interest:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hiwassee. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hiwassee. 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 Hiwassee.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hiwassee ...

Looking for more information about Hiwassee? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Hiwassee? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hiwassee, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hiwassee.

Communities near Hiwassee ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Jacktown   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the North (N) of Hiwassee

Located in Monroe County (TN)

Etowah   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Hiwassee

Located in McMinn County (TN)

Belltown Hill   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Hiwassee

Located in Polk County (TN)

Murphy   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the East (E) of Hiwassee

McCaysville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Hiwassee

Located in Fannin County (GA)

Tellico Plains   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the North (N) of Hiwassee

Located in Monroe County (TN)

Ducktown   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Hiwassee

Located in Polk County (TN)

Morganton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the South (S) of Hiwassee

Located in Fannin County (GA)

Copperhill   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Hiwassee

Located in Polk County (TN)

Mineral Bluff   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the South (S) of Hiwassee

Located in Fannin County (GA)

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

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About Cherokee County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hiwassee. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cherokee County: www.cherokeecounty-nc.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hiwassee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hiwassee) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hiwassee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1642, Longitude: -84.2541     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hiwassee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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