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Welcome to Apalachia ...

Apalachia is located in Polk County<1>.

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

Apalachia is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Apalachia and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Apalachia is located in the (423) area code.

Communities near Apalachia ...

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

  • Jacktown [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacktown
    • Jacktown [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Apalachia
    • Estimated population in 2014: 67,319 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacktown
  • Etowah [McMinn County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etowah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Etowah
    • Etowah [McMinn County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Apalachia
    • Estimated population in 2018: 3,482 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etowah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Etowah<5>
  • Belltown Hill [Polk County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belltown Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belltown Hill
    • Belltown Hill [Polk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Apalachia
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,457 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belltown Hill
  • Murphy [Cherokee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murphy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy
    • Murphy [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Apalachia
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,654 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murphy<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Englewood [McMinn County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Englewood
      • Englewood [McMinn County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Apalachia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,524 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Englewood<5>
    • Benton [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton
      • Benton [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Apalachia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,271 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benton<5>
    • McCaysville [Fannin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCaysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McCaysville
      • McCaysville [Fannin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Apalachia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,146 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McCaysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McCaysville<5>
    • Tellico Plains [Monroe County]
    • Ducktown [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ducktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ducktown
      • Ducktown [Polk County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Apalachia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 472 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ducktown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ducktown<5>
    • Copperhill [Polk County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copperhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copperhill
      • Copperhill [Polk County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Apalachia
      • Estimated population in 2018: 318 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copperhill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Copperhill<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 Apalachia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Apalachia.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apalachia ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Tennessee

About Polk County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Apalachia. 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 Polk, 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 Apalachia - 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- Apalachia) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apalachia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1681, Longitude: -84.3227       In this case, the coordinates for Apalachia 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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