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Welcome to Gap Run ...

Gap Run is located in Carter County<1>.

Gap Run is 2,050 feet [625 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Gap Run: (423)

Communities near Gap Run ...

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

  • Johnson City [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson City
    • Johnson City [Washington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Gap Run
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,142 people
    • Former names for Johnson City:
    • Blue Plum Station
    • Haynesville
    • Johnsons Depot
    • Johnsons Tank
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnson City<4>
  • East Ridge [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Ridge
    • East Ridge [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Gap Run
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,317 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
  • Shell Creek [Carter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Creek
    • Shell Creek [Carter County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Gap Run
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Creek
  • Elizabethton [Carter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethton
    • Elizabethton [Carter County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Gap Run
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethton<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Erwin [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erwin
      • Erwin [Unicoi County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Gap Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,854 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erwin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<4>
    • Jonesborough [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesborough
      • Jonesborough [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Gap Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,765 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesborough<4>
    • Spurgeon [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spurgeon
      • Spurgeon [Washington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Gap Run
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,957 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spurgeon
    • Onks [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onks
      • Onks [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Gap Run
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onks have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onks
    • Camelot Two [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camelot Two
      • Camelot Two [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Gap Run
      • Estimated population in 2014: 3,582 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camelot Two have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camelot Two
    • Unicoi [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unicoi
      • Unicoi [Unicoi County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Gap Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,579 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unicoi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unicoi<4>

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 Gap Run. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gap Run.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gap Run. 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 Gap Run.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gap Run ...

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

Adding Gap Run to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gap Run in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Carter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gap Run - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Gap Run) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gap Run. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gap RunOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gap Run. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2616, Longitude: -82.2287    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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