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Welcome to Alpine ...

Alpine is located in Overton County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Alpine, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1921.

Alpine is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Alpine (for example, toward Elgin), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Alpine is located in the (931) area code.

Communities Also Named Alpine ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 43 communities that are also named Alpine - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (3), California (3), Colorado (2), Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia (3), Washington and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Alpine ...

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

  • Algood
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Algood
    • Algood is located in Putnam County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,547 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algood <4>
  • Cooper
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooper
    • Cooper is located in Fentress County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 4,385 people
  • Livingston
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livingston
    • Livingston is located in Overton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,129 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston <4>
  • Thompsons Store
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsons Store have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompsons Store
    • Thompsons Store is located in Clay County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,180 people
  • Monterey
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
  • Jamestown
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Celina
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Grimsley
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Dodson Branch
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodson Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodson Branch
    • Dodson Branch is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,074 people
  • Byrdstown
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)

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 Alpine. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alpine.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alpine ...

Looking for more information about Alpine? 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 Alpine, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alpine.

Adding Alpine to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alpine in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alpine was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Alpine post office opened in 1921.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Alpine.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alpine. 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 Overton, 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 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 Alpine - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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