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Cowan Springs, Tennessee

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The location of Cowan Springs

Welcome to Cowan Springs ...

Cowan Springs is located in Blount County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Cowan Springs: Cowan Spgs. (or less commonly used: Cowan Spngs. or Cowan Sprngs.)

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Cowan Springs had a population of 9,038 people.<2> (see below for details).

Cowan Springs is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Cowan Springs, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Cowan Springs is within the (865) area code.

Population Details ...

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cowan Springs.

Communities near Cowan Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Alcoa   [Map]   10,228   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Aldenwood Park   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fairway Estates   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Humes Ferry   [Map]   ---   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Knoxville   [Map]   187,347   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kodak   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Cowan Springs. 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 Cowan Springs. 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 Cowan Springs.

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

Websites for Cowan Springs ...

Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cowan Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

About Blount County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Blount County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cowan Springs - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cowan Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cowan Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7504, Longitude: -83.8091     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cowan Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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