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Welcome to Fincastle ...

Fincastle is located in Campbell County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Fincastle had a population of 1,618 people.<3> (see below for details).

Fincastle is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Fincastle: (423)

Communities Also Named Fincastle ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Fincastle - they are located in Indiana, Kentucky (2), Missouri, Ohio, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Fincastle ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fincastle.

  • Fraterville [Anderson County]
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    • Fraterville [Anderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Fincastle
    • Estimated population in 2014: 70,612 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fraterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fraterville
  • LaFollette [Campbell County]
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    • LaFollette [Campbell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Fincastle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,585 people
    • LaFollette has also been known as:
    • Big Creek Gap
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaFollette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFollette<6>
  • Maynardville [Union County]
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    • Maynardville [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Fincastle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maynardville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maynardville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maynardville<6>
  • Pine Crest [Campbell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Crest
    • Pine Crest [Campbell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Fincastle
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,388 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Crest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Crest
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jellico [Campbell County]
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      • Jellico [Campbell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Fincastle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,132 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jellico
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jellico<6>
    • Caryville [Campbell County]
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      • Caryville [Campbell County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Fincastle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caryville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caryville<6>
    • Jacksboro [Campbell County]
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      • Jacksboro [Campbell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Fincastle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,066 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksboro<6>
    • Rocky Top [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Top
      • Rocky Top [Anderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Fincastle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,776 people
      • Former names for Rocky Top:
      • Coal Creek
      • Lake City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Top
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Top<6>
    • Norris [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norris
      • Norris [Anderson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Fincastle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,612 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norris<6>
    • Bayless [Knox County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayless
      • Bayless [Knox County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Fincastle
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayless have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fincastle. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fincastle.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fincastle. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fincastle.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fincastle. See our Newspapers Page for Fincastle.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fincastle ...

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

Adding Fincastle to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fincastle in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Fincastle was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fincastle on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Campbell County: www.co.campbell.tn.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Campbell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fincastle.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fincastle - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Fincastle) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fincastle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4098, Longitude: -84.0477       In this case, the coordinates for Fincastle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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