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Clinch River, Tennessee
(Anderson County)

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The location of Clinch River

Welcome to Clinch River ...

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

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

Clinch River would have been located within present day Anderson County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Clinch River: Clinch Riv.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Clinch River is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Clinch River was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

If Clinch River still existed, it would have been in the (865) area code.

Communities Also Named Clinch River ...

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

Beyond Tennessee, there are 2 communities that are also named Clinch River - they are located in and Virginia.

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

Websites for Clinch River ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Clinch River, 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 Clinch River. 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 Clinch River. 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 Clinch River.

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

Communities near Clinch River ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the East (E) of Clinch River

Located in Knox County

Fraterville   [Map]

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

Oak Ridge   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Clinch River

Farragut   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Clinch River

Located in Knox County

Alcoa   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Clinch River

Located in Blount County

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Clinch River

Lenoir City   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Clinch River

Located in Loudon County

Aldenwood Park   [Map]

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

Located in Knox County

Humes Ferry   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Clinch River

Located in Knox County

Kings Valley   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Clinch River

Located in Knox County

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

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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 Clinch River, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Clinch River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clinch River) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clinch River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0323, Longitude: -84.1677     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clinch River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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