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Our Genealogy Helper for Beans ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Beans (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Beans. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Beans is located in Grainger County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Grainger County: Claiborne, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox & Union.

Below are the counties that are near Beans. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Beans:

Grainger     (The home county for Beans)
  Thorn Hill   [Map]     NW   3 miles [4.8 km]<1>
  Bean Station   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Wyatt Village   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Wa-Ni Village   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Rutledge   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Oakland   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Dyers Ferry   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Massengill Mill   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Blaine   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Andersonville   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Norris   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Bethel   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Flat Hollow   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Demory   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Fincastle   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  White Oak   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Habersham   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Morley   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Evans Ferry   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Caney Valley   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Raven Hill   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Lone Mountain   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Tazewell   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  New Tazewell   [Map]     NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Harrogate   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Minton Mill   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Shawanee   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Cumberland Gap   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Pruden   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Clairfield   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Bybee   [Map]     SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Clevenger   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Bailey Town   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Jaybird   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Newport   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Parrottsville   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Carson Springs   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  West Myers   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Del Rio   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Hartford   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Tom Town   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Mosheim   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Baileyton   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Greeneville   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Bolton Estates   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Forest Hills   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Cedar Creek   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Fairview   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Afton   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Pleasant View   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Tusculum   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Henshaw - Historic   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Camp Creek   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Casablanca   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Bright - Historic   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Morristown   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  East Village   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Collons Ferry   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Monte Vista Estates   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Whitesburg   [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Silver City   [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  White Pine   [Map]     S   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Yount Town   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Trent Valley   [Map]     NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Alanthus Hill   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Sneedville   [Map]     NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Willis   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Mooresburg Springs   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Red Bridge Ferry   [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Bulls Gap   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Rogersville   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Strahl   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Surgoinsville   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Greenland   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Church Hill   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Green Village   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Rock Town   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Jefferson City   [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Flat Gap   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  New Market   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Baneberry   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Dandridge   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Rocky Valley   [Map]     SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Dumplin   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Cook Mill   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Mascot   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Thorn Grove   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Ridgeview Heights   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Peters Mill   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Mayo - Historic   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Copper Ridge   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Kings Valley   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Moshina Heights   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Bayless - Historic   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Kimberlin Heights   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Halls   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Murphy Hills   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Henry Crossroads   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Kodak   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Catlettsburg   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Harrisburg   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Sevierville   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Oak City   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Seymour   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Pigeon Forge   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Seymour Heights   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Pittman Center   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Dupont   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Blair Gap   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Luttrell   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Plainview   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Maynardville   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Braden   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Warwicktown   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
Bell (KY)
  Middlesboro (KY)   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Stony Fork Junction (KY)   [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Calvin (KY)   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Edgewood (KY)   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Varilla (KY)   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Miracle (KY)   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Capito (KY)   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Fonde (KY)   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Jenson (KY)   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Kettle Island (KY)   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Pineville (KY)   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Straight Creek (KY)   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Harlan (KY)
  Pathfork (KY)   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Cranks (KY)   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Mary Alice (KY)   [Map]     N   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Bobs Creek (KY)   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Cawood (KY)   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
  South Wallins (KY)   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Coldiron (KY)   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Wallins Creek (KY)   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Harlan (KY)   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Loyall (KY)   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Ages (KY)   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Baxter (KY)   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Knox (KY)
  Wheeler (KY)   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Flat Lick (KY)   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Trosper (KY)   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Beans, see our County-by-County Page for Beans.

Newspapers Published in Beans ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 24 newspapers that have been published in the area around Beans.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Beans, there are papers which were published within 9 miles [14.5 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Beans.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Beans:

These websites are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Tennessee to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Grainger County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anderson County:     Cyndi's



Campbell County:     Cyndi's



Claiborne County:     Cyndi's



Cocke County:     Cyndi's



Greene County:     Cyndi's



Hamblen County:     Cyndi's



Hancock County:     Cyndi's



Hawkins County:     Cyndi's



Jefferson County:     Cyndi's



Knox County:     Cyndi's



Sevier County:     Cyndi's



Sullivan County:     Cyndi's



Union County:     Cyndi's



Bell County (KY):     Cyndi's



Harlan County (KY):     Cyndi's



Knox County (KY):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Grainger County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Tennessee, for Grainger County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Tennessee
Also see Disaster Stories for ...
      North Carolina

Cemeteries Near Beans ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Beans.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Beans covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SW Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bean Station Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Cobb Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Buck Hollow Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Shields Cemetery   [Map]     
  S McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Murray Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  WSW Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Coffey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Marys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Harrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Murray Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Rucker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW White Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Dalton Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Collins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lamb Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Rhea Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bray Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lathin Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Floyd Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Bowen Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW McConnell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Helton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Holston Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Davidson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  S Heath Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Overbay Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Garrett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Idol Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Slave Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  NNW Mallicoat Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Samsel Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE New Adriel Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bean Station Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Moores Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Broken Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Dalton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Hipsher Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Batman Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Farmer Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Collins Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Avondale Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Lee Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Narrow Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Clement Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Dodson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Rocky Summit Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Meeks Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Meadow Branch Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hileman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McCoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Epperson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Coffey Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Greene Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Collins Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Condry Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Richland Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Livingston Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Nicholson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Isenberg Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Big Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Adams Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Frazier Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Antrican Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Riddle Cemetery   [Map]     
  W McGinnis Harrell Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Helton Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW West Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Brogan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Sitton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW New Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mays Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Dean Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bassett Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Dickson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Shropshire Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Livesay Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW King - Singleton Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Bray Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Helton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lane Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Barnard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bundren Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Condry Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Dalton Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Dotson Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Kidwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Central Point Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Howardton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Greenlee Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Etter Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hicks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bowlin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Bloomer Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Barnard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Mills Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hensley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Barnard Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Seal Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Epperson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Bunchtown Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Harrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Rutledge Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Rutledge Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hammer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Moody Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Bacon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Morelock Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Pearson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ESE Dodson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Kenner Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lovett Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Greene Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Winkler Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Lawson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Hodges Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW West Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Roberts Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Blue Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Hammer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Young Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Turner Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Spradling Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Emma Jarnagin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hamblen Memory Gardens Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Rogers Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Holt Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hatfield Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Winkler Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Evans Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Brooks Seals Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Rosenbalm Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Janeway Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Bunch Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Ritter Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hopson Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Seymoure Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Kitts Cemetery   [Map]     

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

While we didn't find Beans in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Beans.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Beans, with the one closest to Beans listed first.

Tate Springs   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Beans
 - Tate Springs had a post office and railroad service
Noeton - Historic   [Map]
 - While Noeton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Beans
 - Noeton had a post office and no railroad service
Bowen   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Beans
 - Bowen had a post office and no railroad service
Marshalls Ferry   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Beans
 - Marshalls Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
Thorn Hill   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Beans
 - 1895 population of 56 people
 - Thorn Hill had a post office and no railroad service
Bean Station   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Beans
 - 1895 population of 52 people (with 3,102 people in 2018)
 - Bean Station had a post office and no railroad service
Turley Mills - Historic   [Map]
 - While Turley Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Beans
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Turley Mills had a post office and no railroad service
Mooresburg   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Beans
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Mooresburg had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Beans. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Beans in the 1890's.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Grainger County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Beans) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beans. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3315, Longitude: -83.3680     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beans have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:
<3>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 Beans, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






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