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Welcome to Acton ...

Acton is located in McNairy County<1>.

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

Acton is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Acton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Acton: (731)

Communities Also Named Acton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Acton - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Acton ...

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

  • Tulu [McNairy County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tulu have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tulu
    • Tulu [McNairy County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Acton
    • Estimated population in 2014: 18,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulu
  • Corinth [Alcorn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corinth
    • Corinth [Alcorn County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Acton
    • Estimated population in 2018: 14,485 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corinth<5>
  • Savannah [Hardin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Savannah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Savannah
    • Savannah [Hardin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Acton
    • Estimated population in 2018: 6,946 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savannah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savannah<5>
  • Selmer [McNairy County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selmer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selmer
    • Selmer [McNairy County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Acton
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,400 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selmer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selmer<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belle Meade [Hardin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Meade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belle Meade
      • Belle Meade [Hardin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Acton
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,017 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Meade
    • Adamsville [McNairy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adamsville
      • Adamsville [McNairy County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Acton
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,172 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adamsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adamsville<5>
    • Farmington [Alcorn County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmington
      • Farmington [Alcorn County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Acton
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,164 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
    • Crump [Hardin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crump have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crump
      • Crump [Hardin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Acton
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,463 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crump
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crump<5>
    • Burnsville [Tishomingo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
      • Burnsville [Tishomingo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Acton
      • Estimated population in 2018: 927 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<5>
    • Bethel Springs [McNairy County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Springs
      • Bethel Springs [McNairy County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Acton
      • Estimated population in 2018: 720 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel Springs<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 Acton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Acton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Acton. 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 Acton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Acton ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 McNairy, 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 Acton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Acton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0081, Longitude: -88.4595       In this case, the coordinates for Acton 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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