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Folger, Tennessee

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Welcome to Folger ...

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

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

Folger would have been located within present day McMinn County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Folger is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

If Folger still existed, it would have been in the (423) area code.

Communities Also Named Folger ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Folger - they are located in Alaska, Ohio and Ontario.

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

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 Folger. 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 Folger. 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 Folger.

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

Communities near Folger ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Cleveland   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the South (S) of Folger

Located in Bradley County

Athens   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Folger

Dayton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Folger

Located in Rhea County

South Cleveland   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Folger

Located in Bradley County

Etowah   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Folger

Sale Creek   [Map]

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

Located in Hamilton County

Lakewood   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Folger

Located in Hamilton County

Hopewell Estates   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Folger

Located in Bradley County

Decatur   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Folger

Located in Meigs County

East Cleveland   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Folger

Located in Bradley County

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

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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 Folger, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Folger - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Folger) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Folger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3834, Longitude: -84.7936     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Folger have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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