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The location of Claxton













Welcome to Claxton ...

Claxton is located in Anderson County.

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

Claxton is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Claxton (for example, toward Rogers), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Claxton: (865)

Communities Also Named Claxton ...

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

Beyond Tennessee, there are 5 communities that are also named Claxton - they are located in British Columbia, Georgia (2) and Kentucky.

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

Websites for Claxton ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.andersoncountychamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Claxton, the following might be of interest:

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 Claxton. 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 Claxton. 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 Claxton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Claxton ...

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

Communities near Claxton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Claxton

Located in Knox County

Fraterville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Claxton

Oak Ridge   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Claxton

Farragut   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Claxton

Located in Knox County

Alcoa   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Claxton

Located in Blount County

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of Claxton

Lenoir City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Claxton

Located in Loudon County

Aldenwood Park   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Claxton

Located in Knox County

Humes Ferry   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Claxton

Located in Knox County

Kings Valley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Claxton

Located in Knox County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Claxton. 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 Claxton - 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 from Point A (ie- Claxton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Claxton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0417, Longitude: -84.1099     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Claxton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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