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Berea, Tennessee
(Cannon County)

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The location of Berea

Welcome to Berea ...

So far, we have found very little information about Berea. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Berea to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Berea, please Contact Us.

Berea would have been located within present day Cannon County.

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

The pronunciation of Berea: buh-REE-uh<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Berea is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Berea was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Berea ...

While we believe that this Berea is located in Cannon County, we know of another 2 Tennessee communities named Berea. Those communities are located in the following counties: Giles and Warren County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 17 communities that are also named Berea - they are located in Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas (2), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Berea. 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 Berea. 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 Berea.

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

Communities near Berea ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Murfreesboro   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the West (W) of Berea

Located in Rutherford County

McMinnville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Berea

Located in Warren County

Smithville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Berea

Located in DeKalb County

New Union   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Berea

Located in Coffee County

Alexandria   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Berea

Located in DeKalb County

Morrison   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Berea

Located in Warren County

Hollow Springs   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Berea

Walter Hill Estates   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Berea

Located in Rutherford County

Dowelltown   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Berea

Located in DeKalb County

Liberty   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Berea

Located in DeKalb County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Cannon County

About Tennessee

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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 Berea, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Berea. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Berea - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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- Berea) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Berea. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7917, Longitude: -86.0875     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Berea have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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