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The location of Afton









Welcome to Afton ...

Afton is located in Greene County.

Afton is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The area code for Afton: (423)

The ZIP code for Afton: 37616<2>

Communities near Afton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Banner Hill   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Blair Gap   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ernestville   [Map]   ---   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Erwin   [Map]   5,869   E   18 miles [29 km]
Forest Hills   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Greeneville   [Map]   14,888   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Afton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Afton: This one is located in Greene County and the other is located in Sullivan County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 33 communities that are also named Afton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Delaware, Georgia (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia (2), West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

See 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 Afton. 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 Afton. 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 Afton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Afton ...

Looking for more information about Afton? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Afton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Afton.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Afton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Afton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Afton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Afton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Afton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Afton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Afton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1941, Longitude: -82.7385     [Map].

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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 Afton.

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