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Our Genealogy Helper for Eidson ...

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 Eidson (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 Eidson. 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.

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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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 north 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.

Eidson is located in Hawkins County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hawkins County: Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Sullivan, Washington, Lee (VA) & Scott (VA).

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

  DirDistance
Hawkins     (The home county for Eidson)
  Rogersville   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]<1>
  Surgoinsville   [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Strahl   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Greenland   [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Mooresburg Springs   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Red Bridge Ferry   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Church Hill   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Bulls Gap   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Block City   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Green Village   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Mount Carmel   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Solitude - Historic   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Waycross   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
 
Claiborne
  Caney Valley   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Evans Ferry   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Raven Hill   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Tazewell   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Lone Mountain   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  New Tazewell   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Harrogate   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Shawanee   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Cumberland Gap   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Minton Mill   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Cocke
  Bybee   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Parrottsville   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Jaybird   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Clevenger   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Newport   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  West Myers   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Bailey Town   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Del Rio   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Grainger
  Bean Station   [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
  Wyatt Village   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Beans   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Thorn Hill   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Wa-Ni Village   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Rutledge   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Oakland   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Dyers Ferry   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Massengill Mill   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Greene
  Baileyton   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Jearoldstown   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Mosheim   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Fairview   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Bolton Estates   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Centersville   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Forest Hills   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Greeneville   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Afton   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Pleasant View   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Tusculum   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Henshaw - Historic   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Horse Creek   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
Hamblen
  Whitesburg   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Bright - Historic   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Silver City   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
  East Village   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Casablanca   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Morristown   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Monte Vista Estates   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Collons Ferry   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  White Pine   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
Hancock
  Willis   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
  Trent Valley   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Sneedville   [Map]     W   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Yount Town   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Alanthus Hill   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
 
Jefferson
  Baneberry   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Rock Town   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Jefferson City   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Flat Gap   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Dandridge   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Sullivan
  Blair Gap   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Beartown   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Morrison City   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Cherokee Village   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Kingsport   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Beechwood Village   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Borden Village   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Colonial Heights   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Bloomingdale   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Rock City   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Harrtown   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Mill Point   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Beechnut City   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Unicoi
  Bumpus Cove   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Washington
  Fall Branch   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  Ducktown   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Wheelocktown - Historic   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Big Sandy   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Oakland   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Bowmantown   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Gray   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Spurgeon   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Telford   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Oak Grove   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Green Hill   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Jonesborough   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Nolichucky - Historic   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
 
Bell (KY)
  Calvin (KY)   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Miracle (KY)   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Stoney Fork (KY)   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Varilla (KY)   [Map]     NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Kettle Island (KY)   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Jenson (KY)   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Middlesboro (KY)   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Arjay (KY)   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Sims Fork (KY)   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Straight Creek (KY)   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Beverly (KY)   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Dorton Branch (KY)   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Pineville (KY)   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Harlan (KY)
  Cranks (KY)   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Cawood (KY)   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Bobs Creek (KY)   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Dizney (KY)   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Holmes Mill (KY)   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Kenvir (KY)   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Mary Alice (KY)   [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Darkmont (KY)   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Evarts (KY)   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Short Town (KY)   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Ages (KY)   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Closplint (KY)   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Harlan (KY)   [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
Leslie (KY)
  Helton (KY)   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Chappell (KY)   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Warbranch (KY)   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Yeaddiss (KY)   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Mozelle (KY)   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Letcher (KY)
  Gordon (KY)   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Partridge (KY)   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Linefork (KY)   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Eolia (KY)   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Oven Fork (KY)   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Hallie (KY)   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Perry (KY)
  Delphia (KY)   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Slemp (KY)   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Madison (NC)
  Allenstand (NC)   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Newspapers Published in Eidson ...

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 34 newspapers that have been published in the area around Eidson.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Eidson, there are papers which were published within 18 miles [29 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Eidson.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that 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 Eidson:

These websites are specific to Tennessee:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //sos.tn.gov/tsla

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 Hawkins County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Claiborne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cocke County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grainger County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Greene County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hamblen County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sullivan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Unicoi County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bell County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harlan County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Leslie County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Letcher County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Perry County (KY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Madison County (NC):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Tennessee:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Tennessee,
Cemeteries of Hawkins County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Tennessee
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Tennessee
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries for Tennessee

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 ...
      Kentucky
      North Carolina

Cemeteries Near Eidson ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Eidson.

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 Eidson covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
Direction


      Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  S Brooks Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Amyx Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Seal Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Couch Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Manis Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Bloomer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Rogers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Quillen Cemetery   [Map]     
  N McMillian Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Delp Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE McKinney Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Manis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Lawson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Sizemore Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Gonce Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Cope Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  SW Starnes Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Henard Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Courtney Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Size More Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Bloomer Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Trent Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Markham Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Rogers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Lype Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Sizemore Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Klepper Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Ward Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Presley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Gilliam Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Still Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Sizemore Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Jaynes Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Neely Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Vaughn Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Bray Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  WSW Mallett Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Lawson Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  WSW Gonce Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Dean Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Courtney Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Snapp Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Klepper Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Herron Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Gilley Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Gillenwater Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Klepper Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Absalom Starnes Looney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Carter Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Creatch Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Moneyhun Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Livesay Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Wallen Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Riley Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Lawson Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Bailey Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Barker Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cobb Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Pridemore Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Looneys Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Pearson Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Charles Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Shanks Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Still Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Testerman Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Livesay Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Johnson Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Willis Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Fletcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Weston Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Tate Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Pearson Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pressmens Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Highland Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Knox Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Valley View Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Gross Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Shanks Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Simmons Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Barrett Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Horton Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Rogers Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Belcher Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Alder Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Collins Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSW McDaniel Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Shepard Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mitchel Crest Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Crockett Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Rogers Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE McKinney Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Hawkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Brice Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Carmack Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Miller Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Marshall Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Eden Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Kinsler Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Trent Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Green Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SW Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Price Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Dalton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Cope Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Burdine Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lyons Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Cave Ridge Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Hunter Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Horn Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Snap Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Collins Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Martin Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Murrell Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Kyle Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW McCarty Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Larmer Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Mooney Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Caldwell Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Coward Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Chestnut Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Cedar Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Carmichael Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Tunnel Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Harrison Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Charles Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Looney Mauk Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  WNW Baker Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW De Bord Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Alder Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Trent Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSW Flora Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Heck Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Price Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Whiteside Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Tarter Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Reynolds Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Strahl Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Kite Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE McClellan Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Tunnel Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Jake Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Powell Jones Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Goins Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Harrison Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Seal 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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Eidson had a post office and no railroad service.

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

Alumwell   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Eidson
 - 1895 population of 25 people
 - Alumwell had a post office and no railroad service
 
Kyles Ford   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Eidson
 - 1895 population of 60 people
 - Kyles Ford had a post office and no railroad service
 
Gillenwater - Historic   [Map]
 - While Gillenwater was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Eidson
 - 1895 population of 69 people
 - Gillenwater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vogel - Historic   [Map]
 - While Vogel was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Eidson
 - Vogel had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fisher Creek   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Eidson
 - Fisher Creek had a post office and no railroad service
 
Lee Valley   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Eidson
 - 1895 population of 182 people
 - Lee Valley had a post office and no railroad service
 
Rogersville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) from Eidson
 - 1895 population of 1,153 people (with 4,297 people in 2018)
 - Rogersville had a post office and railroad service
 
Amis   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Eidson
 - Amis had a post office and no railroad service
 
Choptack   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Eidson
 - Choptack 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 Eidson. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Eidson in the 1890's.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Eidson ...

While our initial data about Eidson came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Eidson in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Eidson.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Notes for Eidson:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Eidson. See our Misc Page for Eidson for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Hawkins County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eidson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5112, Longitude: -83.0285     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eidson 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: findagrave.com.

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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 Eidson, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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