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Welcome to Ethel ...

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

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


Ethel would have been located within present day Roane County.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Ethel had a population of 2,055 people.<3> (see below for details).

While the community is gone, the present day location for Ethel is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

If Ethel still existed, it would have been in the (865) area code.

Communities near Ethel ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ethel and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Aldenwood Park   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Clinton   [Map]   10,103   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
College Grove   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Farragut   [Map]   22,729   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fraterville   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Harriman   [Map]   6,158   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ethel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Ethel - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Texas, Virginia, Washington (2) and West Virginia.

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

See 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 Ethel. 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 Ethel. 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 Ethel.

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

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About Roane County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Roane County: www.roanealliance.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 Ethel, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ethel.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ethel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ethel) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ethel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9804, Longitude: -84.3341     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ethel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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