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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.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Ethel is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

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

Communities near Ethel ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ethel. We make it easy to see an overhead 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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Communities in Tennessee

About Roane County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Roane County: www.roanealliance.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: 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>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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<3>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Ethel. A straight line distance ignores things 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 that we are using 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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