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Welcome to Dry Fork ...

So far, we have found very little information about Dry Fork. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Dry Fork to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Dry Fork, please Contact Us.


Dry Fork would have been located within present day Davidson County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Dry Fork: Dry Frk.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Dry Fork is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Dry Fork was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Dry Fork, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The location where Dry Fork once stood is in the (615) area code.

Communities Also Named Dry Fork ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Dry Fork - they are located in Kentucky (4), Montana, Utah and Virginia (3).

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

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 Dry Fork. 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 Dry Fork. 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 Dry Fork.

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

Communities near Dry Fork ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Nashville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Dry Fork

Cheap Hill   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Dry Fork

Located in Cheatham County

Hendersonville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Dry Fork

Located in Sumner County

Brentwood   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Dry Fork

Located in Williamson County

Mount Juliet   [Map]

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

Located in Wilson County

Springfield   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Dry Fork

Located in Robertson County

Goodlettsville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dry Fork

White House   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dry Fork

Located in Robertson County

Marvel   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Dry Fork

Greenbrier   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Dry Fork

Located in Robertson County

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 Dry Fork, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dry Fork - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dry Fork) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dry Fork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2587, Longitude: -86.8522     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dry Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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