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Welcome to Ailor ...

So far, we have found very little information about Ailor. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Ailor to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Ailor, please Contact Us.


Ailor would have been located within present day Union County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Ailor is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The location where Ailor once stood is in the (865) area code.

Communities near Ailor ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ailor and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Cook Mill   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dyers Ferry   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Jefferson City   [Map]   8,346   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kings Valley   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kodak   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mascot   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 Ailor. 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 Ailor. 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 Ailor.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Union County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Union County: www.unioncountytn.org/

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

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 significantly 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 Ailor, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ailor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Ailor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ailor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2426, Longitude: -83.7335     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ailor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ailor.

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This page was last modified: 20 May 2019