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Welcome to Dandridge ...

The town of Dandridge is located in Jefferson County<1> and is the County Seat for Jefferson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dandridge has a population of 3,202 people<3> (see below for details).

Dandridge was established in 1793.

The community of Dandridge is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Dandridge is within the (865) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dandridge had an population of 3,202 people. This is an increase of 13.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 54.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dandridge had a population of 2,812 people (or 5.47% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Dandridge the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Dandridge represents 0.04% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,812 people, the population of Dandridge increased 35.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,078 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dandridge.

Adding Dandridge to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Dandridge elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dandridge on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Dandridge ...

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

  • Kodak [Sevier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kodak
    • Kodak [Sevier County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Dandridge
    • Estimated population in 2014: 184,281 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kodak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kodak
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kodak<6>
  • Clevenger [Cocke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clevenger
    • Clevenger [Cocke County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Dandridge
    • Estimated population in 2014: 43,182 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clevenger have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clevenger
  • Cook Mill [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cook Mill
    • Cook Mill [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Dandridge
    • Estimated population in 2014: 31,335 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cook Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cook Mill
  • Morristown [Hamblen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morristown
    • Morristown [Hamblen County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Dandridge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,193 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morristown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morristown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sevierville [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sevierville
      • Sevierville [Sevier County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Dandridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,117 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sevierville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sevierville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sevierville<6>
    • Dyers Ferry [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dyers Ferry
      • Dyers Ferry [Grainger County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Dandridge
      • Estimated population in 2014: 16,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dyers Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyers Ferry
    • Jefferson City [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson City
      • Jefferson City [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Dandridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,194 people
      • Former name for Jefferson City:
      • Mossy Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson City<6>
    • Oakland [Grainger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Grainger County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Dandridge
      • Estimated population in 2014: 7,316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
    • Newport [Cocke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport
      • Newport [Cocke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Dandridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,884 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<6>
    • Pigeon Forge [Sevier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pigeon Forge
      • Pigeon Forge [Sevier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Dandridge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,266 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pigeon Forge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pigeon Forge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pigeon Forge<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 Dandridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dandridge.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dandridge. 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 Dandridge.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dandridge. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Dandridge.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dandridge ...

Looking for more information about Dandridge? 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 Dandridge, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dandridge.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Jefferson County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dandridge. 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 Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dandridge.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dandridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dandridge) 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 Dandridge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dandridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dandridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0305, Longitude: -83.4300       In this case, the coordinates for Dandridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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