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Welcome to Elkmont ...

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

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


Elkmont would have been located within present day Sevier County.

We aren't confident of the location of Elkmont, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Elkmont is 2,160 feet [658 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Elkmont is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Communities Also Named Elkmont ...

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

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

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 Elkmont. 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 Elkmont. 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 Elkmont.

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

Communities near Elkmont ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Sevierville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of Elkmont

Seymour Heights   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Elkmont

Cowan Springs   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Elkmont

Located in Blount County

Pigeon Forge   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Elkmont

Harrisburg   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Elkmont

Rocky Branch   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Elkmont

Located in Blount County

Gatlinburg   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Elkmont

Bryson City   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Elkmont

Located in Swain County (NC)

Pittman Center   [Map]

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

Townsend   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Elkmont

Located in Blount County

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

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

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<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elkmont - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elkmont) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Elkmont. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elkmont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elkmont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6526, Longitude: -83.5814     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elkmont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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