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Welcome to Fairmount ...

Fairmount is located in Sullivan County.

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

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

Fairmount is 1,730 feet [527 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Fairmount lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Fairmount is located in the (423) area code.

Communities Also Named Fairmount ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Fairmount: This one is located in Sullivan County and the other is located in Hamilton County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 45 communities that are also named Fairmount - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Missouri (2), New Jersey (3), New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania (5), Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Virginia.

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

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 Fairmount. 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 Fairmount. 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 Fairmount.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fairmount ...

Looking for more information about Fairmount? 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 Fairmount? 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 Fairmount, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fairmount.

Communities near Fairmount ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Collingwood   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the West (W) of Fairmount

Elizabethton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Fairmount

Located in Carter County

Cross   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Fairmount

Mill Point   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Fairmount

Bloomingdale   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Fairmount

Winchester   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Fairmount

Located in Johnson County

Colonial Heights   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Fairmount

Harrtown   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Fairmount

Spurgeon   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fairmount

Located in Washington County

Blountville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Fairmount

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Sullivan County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sullivan County: www.sullivancounty.org/

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

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 Fairmount 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 Fairmount 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 Fairmount - 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 from Point A (ie- Fairmount) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fairmount. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5851, Longitude: -82.1710     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fairmount have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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