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Fooshee Bend, Tennessee

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Welcome to Fooshee Bend ...

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

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

Fooshee Bend would have been located within present day Meigs County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fooshee Bend: Fooshee Bnd.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Fooshee Bend is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

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

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 Fooshee Bend. 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 Fooshee Bend. 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 Fooshee Bend.

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

Communities near Fooshee Bend ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Athens   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Fooshee Bend

Located in McMinn County

Lakemont Heights   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Fooshee Bend

Located in Roane County

College Grove   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Fooshee Bend

Located in Roane County

Dayton   [Map]

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

Located in Rhea County

Sweetwater   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Fooshee Bend

Located in Monroe County

Rockwood   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Fooshee Bend

Located in Roane County

Spring City   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Fooshee Bend

Located in Rhea County

Surprise   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Fooshee Bend

Decatur   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Fooshee Bend

Midtown Heights   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Fooshee Bend

Located in Roane County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Meigs County

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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 Fooshee Bend, 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 Fooshee Bend - 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- Fooshee Bend) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fooshee Bend. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6576, Longitude: -84.7633     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fooshee Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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