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Welcome to Dorton ...

Dorton is located in Cumberland County.

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

Dorton is 1,810 feet [552 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Dorton (for example, toward College Grove), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Dorton is within the boundaries of the (931) area code.

Communities Also Named Dorton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Dorton - it's located in Kentucky.

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

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 Dorton. 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 Dorton. 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 Dorton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dorton ...

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

Communities near Dorton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Clarktown   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the West (W) of Dorton

Located in White County

Lakemont Heights   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dorton

Located in Roane County

Crossville   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Dorton

College Grove   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Dorton

Located in Roane County

Fairfield Glade   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dorton

Rockwood   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Dorton

Located in Roane County

Rogers   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Dorton

Lake Tansi Village   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Dorton

Newton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Dorton

Dykes Crossroads   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Dorton

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

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About Cumberland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cumberland County: www.brockhill.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

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

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<3>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- Dorton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dorton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9528, Longitude: -84.9561     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dorton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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