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The location of Dykes













Welcome to Dykes ...

Dykes is located in Union County.

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

Dykes is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Dykes (for example, toward Gernt), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Dykes: (865)

Communities Also Named Dykes ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Dykes: This one is located in Union County and the other is located in Roane County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 4 communities that are also named Dykes - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky and Missouri.

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

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 Dykes. 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 Dykes. 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 Dykes.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dykes ...

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

Communities near Dykes ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Middlesboro   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the North (N) of Dykes

Located in Bell County (KY)

LaFollette   [Map]

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

Located in Campbell County

Harrogate   [Map]

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

Located in Claiborne County

New Tazewell   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dykes

Located in Claiborne County

Maynardville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Dykes

Pine Crest   [Map]

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

Located in Campbell County

Tazewell   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Dykes

Located in Claiborne County

Plainview   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Dykes

Ridgeview Heights   [Map]

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

Located in Knox County

Blaine   [Map]

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

Located in Grainger County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Union County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Union County: www.unioncountytn.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 Dykes - 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' (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- Dykes) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dykes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3654, Longitude: -83.8327     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dykes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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