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Crab Orchard, Tennessee
(Cumberland County)

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The location of Crab Orchard

Welcome to Crab Orchard ...

The city of Crab Orchard is located in Cumberland County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Crab Orchard has a population of 763 people<2> (see below for details).

Crab Orchard is 1,850 feet [564 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Crab Orchard lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel south from Crab Orchard (for example, toward Spring City), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Crab Orchard: (931)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Crab Orchard had a population of 752 people. This makes Crab Orchard the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Crab Orchard represents 0.01% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 253rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 752 people, the population of Crab Orchard decreased 10.26% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 838 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Crab Orchard had an population of 763 people. This is an increase of 1.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.95% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Crab Orchard.

Communities Also Named Crab Orchard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Crab Orchard: This one is located in Cumberland County and the other is located in Carter County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 8 communities that are also named Crab Orchard - they are located in Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

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 Crab Orchard. 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 Crab Orchard. 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 Crab Orchard.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crab Orchard ...

Looking for more information about Crab Orchard? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Crab Orchard, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Crab Orchard.

Communities near Crab Orchard ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Lakemont Heights   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the East (E) of Crab Orchard

Located in Roane County

Crossville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Crab Orchard

College Grove   [Map]

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

Located in Roane County

Fairfield Glade   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Crab Orchard

Harriman   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Crab Orchard

Located in Morgan County

Rockwood   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Crab Orchard

Located in Roane County

Rogers   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Crab Orchard

Lake Tansi Village   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Crab Orchard

Newton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Crab Orchard

Dykes Crossroads   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Crab Orchard

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

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Crab Orchard.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crab Orchard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Crab Orchard) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Crab Orchard. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Crab Orchard

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crab Orchard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9066, Longitude: -84.8839     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Crab Orchard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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