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Welcome to Coalfield ...

Coalfield is located in Morgan County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Coalfield, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1871.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Coalfield had a population of 2,463 people.<2> (see below for details).

Coalfield is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Coalfield: (423)

The ZIP code for Coalfield: 37719<4>

Communities Also Named Coalfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Coalfield - they are located in Iowa, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Coalfield ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Coalfield.

  • Fraterville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fraterville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fraterville
    • Fraterville is located in Anderson County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 70,612 people
  • Oak Ridge
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Ridge
    • Oak Ridge is located in Anderson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,340 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge <6>
  • Farragut
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farragut have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farragut
    • Farragut is located in Knox County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,045 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farragut <6>
  • Spring Hill
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hill
    • Spring Hill is located in Anderson County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 16,752 people
  • College Grove
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for College Grove
    • College Grove is located in Roane County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 10,729 people
  • Clinton
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton is located in Anderson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,119 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton <6>
  • Lenoir City
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Harriman
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harriman have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harriman
    • Harriman is located in Morgan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,182 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harriman <6>
  • Kingston
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Rockwood
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockwood
    • Rockwood is located in Roane County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,459 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockwood <6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Coalfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Coalfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Coalfield. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Coalfield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Coalfield. See our Newspapers Page for Coalfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coalfield ...

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

Adding Coalfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Coalfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Coalfield was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Coalfield post office opened in 1871.

We also found Coalfield in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Coalfield.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Morgan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Coalfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coalfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Coalfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Coalfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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