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Welcome to Damascus ...
Damascus is located in Johnson County<1>.
The location of Damascus has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Damascus is 2,320 feet [707 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Damascus is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Damascus lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Damascus: (423)
Communities Also Named Damascus ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 24 communities that are also named Damascus - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), California, Connecticut, Georgia (2), Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Mississippi (2), Missouri, New Brunswick, New York, Ohio (3), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Damascus.
Communities near Damascus ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Damascus.
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 Damascus. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Damascus.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Damascus. 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 Damascus.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Damascus. See our Newspapers Page for Damascus.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Damascus ...
Looking for more information about Damascus? 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 Damascus, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Damascus.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 27 Mar 2023