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Evansville, Tennessee

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The location of Evansville

Welcome to Evansville ...

Evansville is located in Dyer County.

The location of Evansville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Evansville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Evansvillian<2>

Evansville is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Evansville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel south from Evansville, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Evansville lies within the (731) area code.

Communities Also Named Evansville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Evansville - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), New York, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Websites for Evansville ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Evansville, the following might be of interest:

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 Evansville. 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 Evansville. 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 Evansville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Evansville ...

Looking for more information about Evansville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Evansville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Evansville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Evansville.

Communities near Evansville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mengelwood   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the West (W) of Evansville

Elizabeth   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Evansville

Located in Crockett County

Churchton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Evansville

Caruthersville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Evansville

Located in Pemiscot County (MO)

Newbern   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Evansville

Halls   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Evansville

Located in Lauderdale County

Ridgely   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Evansville

Located in Lake County

Bruceville   [Map]

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

Powells Ferry   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Evansville

Located in Lake County

Maury Junction   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Evansville

Located in Crockett County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Dyer County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Evansville refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Evansville may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Evansville - 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- Evansville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Evansville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0342, Longitude: -89.4217     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Evansville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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