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Welcome to Anderson ...

Anderson is located in Sullivan County<1>.

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

Anderson is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Anderson: (423)

Communities Also Named Anderson ...

While we believe that this Anderson is located in Sullivan County, we know of another 4 Tennessee communities named Anderson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Coffee, Franklin, Hamilton and Overton County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 70 communities that are also named Anderson - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan (8), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (3).

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

Communities near Anderson ...

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

  • Johnson City [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson City
    • Johnson City [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2018: 66,778 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnson City<5>
  • Kingsport [Sullivan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsport
    • Kingsport [Sullivan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2018: 54,076 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsport<5>
  • Collingwood [Sullivan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collingwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collingwood
    • Collingwood [Sullivan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2014: 48,655 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collingwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collingwood<5>
  • Bristol [Sullivan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
    • Bristol [Sullivan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2018: 26,881 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Ridge [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Ridge
      • East Ridge [Washington County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2014: 21,317 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
    • Elizabethton [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethton
      • Elizabethton [Carter County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 13,497 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethton<5>
    • Mill Point [Sullivan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Point
      • Mill Point [Sullivan County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2014: 11,080 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Point
    • Bloomingdale [Sullivan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomingdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomingdale
      • Bloomingdale [Sullivan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Anderson
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,888 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomingdale
    • Colonial Heights [Sullivan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonial Heights
      • Colonial Heights [Sullivan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Anderson
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,934 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Heights<5>
    • Jonesborough [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesborough
      • Jonesborough [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,439 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesborough<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 Anderson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anderson.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anderson ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Sullivan County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sullivan County: www.sullivancounty.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 Sullivan, 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 Anderson - 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- Anderson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anderson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5404, Longitude: -82.3213       In this case, the coordinates for Anderson 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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