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Corning, Tennessee

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The location of Corning

Welcome to Corning ...

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

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

Corning would have been located within present day Wayne County.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Corning had a population of 1,194 people.<3> (see below for details).

While the community is gone, the present day location for Corning is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Corning was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Corning once stood is in the (931) area code.

Communities near Corning ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Florence   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the South (S) of Corning

Located in Lauderdale County (AL)

Lawrenceburg   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Corning

Located in Lawrence County

Liberty Grove   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Corning

Located in Lawrence County

Waynesboro   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Corning

Loretto   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Corning

Located in Lawrence County

Lutts   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Corning

Killen   [Map]

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

Located in Lauderdale County (AL)

Collinwood   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Corning

Saint Joseph   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Corning

Located in Lawrence County

Lexington   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Corning

Located in Lauderdale County (AL)

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

Communities Also Named Corning ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Corning - they are located in Arkansas, California, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan and Wisconsin.

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

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 Corning. 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 Corning. 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 Corning.

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

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

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corning - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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- Corning) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corning. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0940, Longitude: -87.6050     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Corning have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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