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Welcome to Edington ...

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

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


Edington would have been located within present day Knox County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Edington is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Edington was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

The location where Edington once stood is in the (865) area code.

Communities Also Named Edington ...

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

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

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 Edington. 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 Edington. 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 Edington.

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

Communities near Edington ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Edington

Maryville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Edington

Located in Blount County

Oak Ridge   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Edington

Located in Anderson County

Farragut   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of Edington

Spring Hill   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Edington

Located in Anderson County

McMullens   [Map]

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

Located in Blount County

Seymour Heights   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Edington

Located in Sevier County

Alcoa   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Edington

Located in Blount County

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Edington

Located in Anderson County

Lenoir City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Edington

Located in Loudon County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Knox County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Knox County: www.knoxcounty.org/

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

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 Edington, 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 Edington - 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- Edington) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8912, Longitude: -84.0888     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Edington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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