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The location of Central









Welcome to Central ...

Central is located in Carter County.

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

Central is 1,650 feet [503 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Central lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Central: (423)

Communities near Central ...

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 Central and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Bristol   [Map]   26,842   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Collingwood   [Map]   ---   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Colonial Heights   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cross   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Erwin   [Map]   5,869   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Johnson City   [Map]   66,391   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Central ...

While we believe that this Central is located in Carter County, we know of another 3 Tennessee communities named Central. Those communities are located in the following counties: Gibson, Lauderdale and Obion County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 55 communities that are also named Central - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas (5), California, Florida, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana (3), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina, Texas (3), Utah, Virginia (2), Washington and West Virginia (3).

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

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 Central. 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 Central. 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 Central.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Central ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Carter County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Central. 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 Central - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Central) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Central. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Central

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3262, Longitude: -82.2896     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Central have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Central.

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