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Awalt, Tennessee

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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.

Awalt would have been located within present day Franklin County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Awalt is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

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 Mountain), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Awalt would have been located in the (931) area code.

Communities near Awalt ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Awalt and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Decherd   [Map]   2,382   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   6,993   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Gattistown   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lynchburg   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Manchester   [Map]   10,642   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sewanee   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

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 Awalt. 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 Awalt. 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 Awalt.

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

Websites for Awalt ...

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Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 Awalt, 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 Awalt - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Awalt) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Awalt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2584, Longitude: -86.2547     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Awalt 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 Awalt.

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