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Welcome to Awalt ...
So far, we have found very little information about Awalt. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Awalt to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Awalt, please Contact Us.
The location of Awalt has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Awalt is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: The area where Awalt was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Awalt (for example, toward Signal Terrace), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
If Awalt still existed, it would have been in the (931) area code.
Websites for Awalt ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.franklincountychamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Awalt, the following might be of interest:
Adding Awalt to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Awalt in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Awalt was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).
We also found Awalt in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Awalt on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Awalt ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Awalt.
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 Awalt. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Awalt.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Awalt. 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 Awalt.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Awalt. See our Newspapers Page for Awalt.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincotn.us/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 14 Jun 2021