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Welcome to Acorn ...

Acorn is located in Monroe County<1>.

The location of Acorn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Acorn is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Acorn (for example, toward Pikeville), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Websites for Acorn ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.monroecountychamber.org/

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

Communities Also Named Acorn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Acorn - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Georgia (2), Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Acorn ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Acorn.

  • Jacktown [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacktown
    • Jacktown [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Acorn
    • Estimated population in 2014: 67,319 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacktown
  • McMullens [Blount County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMullens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McMullens
    • McMullens [Blount County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Acorn
    • Estimated population in 2014: 13,620 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McMullens
  • Sweetwater [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater
    • Sweetwater [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Acorn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,895 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sweetwater<5>
  • Madisonville [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madisonville
    • Madisonville [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Acorn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,002 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madisonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madisonville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Etowah [McMinn County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etowah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Etowah
      • Etowah [McMinn County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Acorn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,494 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etowah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Etowah<5>
    • Tuskeegee [Monroe County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tuskeegee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuskeegee
      • Tuskeegee [Monroe County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Acorn
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,663 people
    • Walnut Hill Estates [Blount County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walnut Hill Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walnut Hill Estates
      • Walnut Hill Estates [Blount County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Acorn
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,394 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walnut Hill Estates
    • Jena [Loudon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jena
      • Jena [Loudon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Acorn
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,279 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jena
    • Vonore [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vonore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vonore
      • Vonore [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Acorn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,552 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vonore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vonore<5>
    • Englewood [McMinn County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Englewood
      • Englewood [McMinn County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Acorn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,534 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Englewood<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Acorn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Acorn.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Acorn. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Acorn.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Acorn. See our Newspapers Page for Acorn.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Acorn ...

Looking for more information about Acorn? 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 Acorn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Acorn.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Monroe County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroegovernment.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Monroe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acorn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Acorn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acorn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4676, Longitude: -84.2255       In this case, the coordinates for Acorn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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