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Drinnon Heights, Tennessee

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Our Genealogy Helper for Drinnon Heights ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Drinnon Heights (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Drinnon Heights. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Drinnon Heights ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Drinnon Heights.

  • Typical abbreviation for Drinnon Heights: Drinnon Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Drinnon Heights is located in Hamblen County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hamblen County: Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hawkins & Jefferson.

Below are the counties that are near Drinnon Heights. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Drinnon Heights:

Hamblen     (The home county for Drinnon Heights)
  Morristown   [Map]     S   2 miles [3.2 km]<1>
  Casablanca   [Map]     SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
  Bright - Historic   [Map]     NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
  East Village   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Monte Vista Estates   [Map]     S   5 miles [8 km]
  Silver City   [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Whitesburg   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Collons Ferry   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
  White Pine   [Map]     S   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Flat Hollow   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Evans Ferry   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Caney Valley   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Raven Hill   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Lone Mountain   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
  New Tazewell   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Tazewell   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Minton Mill   [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Harrogate   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Shawanee   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Cumberland Gap   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Pruden   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Bybee   [Map]     SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Clevenger   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Bailey Town   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Jaybird   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Newport   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Parrottsville   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Carson Springs   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  West Myers   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Del Rio   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Hartford   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Tom Town   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Wyatt Village   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
  Bean Station   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Beans   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Wa-Ni Village   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Thorn Hill   [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Oakland   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Dyers Ferry   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Rutledge   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Massengill Mill   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Blaine   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
  Mosheim   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
  Baileyton   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Cedar Creek   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Forest Hills   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Greeneville   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Bolton Estates   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Fairview   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Pleasant View   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Afton   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Camp Creek   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Tusculum   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Henshaw - Historic   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Water Fork Mill   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Yount Town   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Trent Valley   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  Sneedville   [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Alanthus Hill   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Willis   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Mooresburg Springs   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Red Bridge Ferry   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Bulls Gap   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Rogersville   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Strahl   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Surgoinsville   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Greenland   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Church Hill   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Block City   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Green Village   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Mount Carmel   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Rock Town   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Baneberry   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Jefferson City   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Dandridge   [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Flat Gap   [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
  New Market   [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
  Rocky Valley   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Dumplin   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Cook Mill   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
  Thorn Grove   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Mascot   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Peters Mill   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Mayo - Historic   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Ridgeview Heights   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Kimberlin Heights   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Kings Valley   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Moshina Heights   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Copper Ridge   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Ramsey Ferry   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Bayless - Historic   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Halls   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Murphy Hills   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Henry Crossroads   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Kodak   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Harrisburg   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Catlettsburg   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Sevierville   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Oak City   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Pittman Center   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Pigeon Forge   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Seymour   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Seymour Heights   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Gatlinburg   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Dupont   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Starkeytown   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Blair Gap   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Luttrell   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Maynardville   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Plainview   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Warwicktown   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Braden   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Ducktown   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Oakland   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Big Sandy   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Fall Branch   [Map]     E   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Bowmantown   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Nolichucky - Historic   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bell (KY)
  Middlesboro (KY)   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Stony Fork Junction (KY)   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Edgewood (KY)   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Calvin (KY)   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Varilla (KY)   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Capito (KY)   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Miracle (KY)   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Fonde (KY)   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Jenson (KY)   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Harlan (KY)
  Cranks (KY)   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Pathfork (KY)   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Bobs Creek (KY)   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Cawood (KY)   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Mary Alice (KY)   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  South Wallins (KY)   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Coldiron (KY)   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Wallins Creek (KY)   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Madison (NC)
  Allenstand (NC)   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Hot Springs (NC)   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Chapel Hill (NC)   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Allegheny (NC)   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Cutshalltown (NC)   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Drinnon Heights, see our County-by-County Page for Drinnon Heights.

Newspapers Published in Drinnon Heights ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 23 newspapers that have been published in the area around Drinnon Heights.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Drinnon Heights, there are papers which were published within 8 miles [12.9 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Drinnon Heights.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Drinnon Heights:

These websites are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Tennessee to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Hamblen County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Campbell County:     Cyndi's



Claiborne County:     Cyndi's



Cocke County:     Cyndi's



Grainger County:     Cyndi's



Greene County:     Cyndi's



Hancock County:     Cyndi's



Hawkins County:     Cyndi's



Jefferson County:     Cyndi's



Knox County:     Cyndi's



Sevier County:     Cyndi's



Sullivan County:     Cyndi's



Union County:     Cyndi's



Washington County:     Cyndi's



Bell County (KY):     Cyndi's



Harlan County (KY):     Cyndi's



Madison County (NC):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Hamblen County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Tennessee, for Hamblen County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Tennessee
Also see Disaster Stories for ...
      North Carolina

Cemeteries Near Drinnon Heights ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Drinnon Heights.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Drinnon Heights covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NNW Ford Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Morelock Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Livingston Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  S Emma Jarnagin Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Rocky Summit Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Dodson Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  NNW Murray Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Roe Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Harris Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hamblen Memory Gardens Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Dodson Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Harrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  N New Adriel Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Samsel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Marys Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Heath Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  NNW Chestnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Moore Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Weaver Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Mays Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Nicholson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Meeks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Murray Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Holston Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Overbay Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Hickey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW McFarland Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Dalton Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Greene Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Witt Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Watkins Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Vineyard Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Thomason Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Heath Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Ramsey Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  NNW Buck Hollow Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Dean Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bean Station Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Moores Chapel Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bean Station Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Cobb Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Helton Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW New Prospect Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Garrett Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Bacon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Couch Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Carter's Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Old St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Etter Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Dickson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bassett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Isenberg Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Meadow Branch Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Shields Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Narrow Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Martha Sunderland Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Skeen Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Moser Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Thomas Jarnagin Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Inman Bend Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bent Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Hyatt Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Lane Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Creechs Chapel Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Kenner Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hicks Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Hileman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Floyd Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Whitehead Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW McConnell Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Bowen Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Sitton Cemetery   [Map]     
  W New Blackwell Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSW Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Westminister Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Harle Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Solomon Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Talley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Lyle Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Collins Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Courtney Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE McKenney Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Haun Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Coffey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Cobb Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Lee Valley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Rogers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Rucker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW White Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Shropshire Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Big Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lamb Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Rhea Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Bray Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Lathin Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Adkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Greenlee Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Hammer Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Moody Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Hull Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Cline Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Colman Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE McCorkel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Neilson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Wisecarver Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Hurley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Burdine Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Davidson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Lovett Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE McGinnis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Idol Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Kincaid Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Slave Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Batman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Farmer Cemetery   [Map]     
  N McCoy Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Avondale Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Richland Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Helton Springs Cemetery   [Map]     
  W West Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Central Point Cemetery   [Map]     

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

While we didn't find Drinnon Heights in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Drinnon Heights.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Drinnon Heights, with the one closest to Drinnon Heights listed first.

Morristown   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) from Drinnon Heights
 - 1895 population of 1,999 people (with 29,926 people in 2018)
 - Morristown had a post office and railroad service
Marshalls Ferry   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Drinnon Heights
 - Marshalls Ferry had a post office and no railroad service
Bright - Historic   [Map]
 - While Bright was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Drinnon Heights
 - Bright had a post office and no railroad service
Noeton - Historic   [Map]
 - While Noeton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Drinnon Heights
 - Noeton had a post office and no railroad service
Russellville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Drinnon Heights
 - 1895 population of 209 people
 - Russellville had a post office and railroad service
Alpha   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Drinnon Heights
 - Alpha had a post office and railroad service
Witt   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Drinnon Heights
 - Witt had railroad service and no post office
Springvale   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Drinnon Heights
 - Springvale had a post office and no railroad service
Tate Springs   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Drinnon Heights
 - Tate Springs had a post office and railroad service
Bean Station   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Drinnon Heights
 - 1895 population of 52 people (with 3,102 people in 2018)
 - Bean Station had a post office and no railroad service
Turley Mills - Historic   [Map]
 - While Turley Mills was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) from Drinnon Heights
 - 1895 population of 24 people
 - Turley Mills had a post office and no railroad service
Mooresburg   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Drinnon Heights
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Mooresburg had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Drinnon Heights. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Drinnon Heights in the 1890's.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Drinnon Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Drinnon Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2487, Longitude: -83.2954     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Drinnon Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Drinnon Heights, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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