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Driftwood, Tennessee

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The location of Driftwood

Welcome to Driftwood ...

Driftwood is located in Sullivan County.

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

Driftwood is 1,590 feet [485 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Driftwood is within the boundaries of the (423) area code.

Communities Also Named Driftwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Driftwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Texas and West Virginia.

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

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 Driftwood. 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 Driftwood. 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 Driftwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Driftwood ...

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

Communities near Driftwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Johnson City   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Driftwood

Located in Washington County

Kingsport   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Driftwood

Bristol   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Driftwood

East Ridge   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Driftwood

Located in Washington County

Elizabethton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Driftwood

Located in Carter County

Cross   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of Driftwood

Mill Point   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Driftwood

Bloomingdale   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Driftwood

Winchester   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Driftwood

Located in Johnson County

Colonial Heights   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Driftwood

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Sullivan County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sullivan 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Driftwood - 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 '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- Driftwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Driftwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5548, Longitude: -82.2229     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Driftwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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