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The location of Canaan













Welcome to Canaan ...

Canaan is located in Maury County.

The location of Canaan has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Canaan is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Canaan lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Canaan, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Communities Also Named Canaan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Canaan: This one is located in Maury County and the other is located in Montgomery County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 31 communities that are also named Canaan - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina (3), Texas (2), Vermont and West Virginia.

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

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 Canaan. 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 Canaan. 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 Canaan.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Canaan ...

Looking for more information about Canaan? 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.

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

Communities near Canaan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

City of Spring Hill   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Canaan

Located in Williamson County

Columbia   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Canaan

Greenfield Bend   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Canaan

Sawdust   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Canaan

Jonesboro   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Canaan

Southport   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Canaan

Graytown   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Canaan

Located in Hickman County

Chartersville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Canaan

Chapel Hill   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Canaan

Graymere Manor   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Canaan

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Maury County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Canaan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Canaan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Canaan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5856, Longitude: -87.1831     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Canaan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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