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The location of Forks of the River













Welcome to Forks of the River ...

Forks of the River is located in Knox County.

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

Forks of the River is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Forks of the River: (865)

Communities Also Named Forks of the River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Forks of the River: This one is located in Knox County and the other is located in Gibson County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Forks of the River.

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 Forks of the River. 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 Forks of the River. 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 Forks of the River.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Forks of the River:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forks of the River ...

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

Communities near Forks of the River ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the West (W) of Forks of the River

Kodak   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Forks of the River

Located in Sevier County

Cook Mill   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson County

Maryville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Forks of the River

Located in Blount County

Spring Hill   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Forks of the River

Located in Anderson County

Sevierville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Forks of the River

Located in Sevier County

Seymour Heights   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Forks of the River

Located in Sevier County

Alcoa   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Forks of the River

Located in Blount County

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Forks of the River

Located in Anderson County

Cowan Springs   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Forks of the River

Located in Blount County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Knox County: www.knoxcounty.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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forks of the River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Forks of the River) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forks of the River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9598, Longitude: -83.8377     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Forks of the River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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