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Welcome to Forkvale ...

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

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


Forkvale would have been located within present day Campbell County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Forkvale is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

If Forkvale 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 Forkvale. 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 Forkvale. 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 Forkvale.

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

Communities near Forkvale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fraterville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Forkvale

Located in Anderson County

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Forkvale

Located in Anderson County

LaFollette   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Forkvale

Kings Valley   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Forkvale

Located in Knox County

Smithwood   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Forkvale

Located in Knox County

Maynardville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Forkvale

Located in Union County

Pine Crest   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Forkvale

Caryville   [Map]

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

Plainview   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Forkvale

Located in Union County

Ridgeview Heights   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Forkvale

Located in Knox County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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 Forkvale, 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 Forkvale - 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- Forkvale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forkvale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3040, Longitude: -83.9796     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Forkvale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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