A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Gapcreek, Tennessee

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other TN

The location of Gapcreek

Welcome to Gapcreek ...

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

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

Gapcreek would have been located within present day Knox County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Gapcreek is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

If Gapcreek still existed, it would have been in the (865) area code.

Communities Also Named Gapcreek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Gapcreek - it's located in Kentucky.

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

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 Gapcreek. 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 Gapcreek. 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 Gapcreek.

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

Communities near Gapcreek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the West (W) of Gapcreek

Kodak   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gapcreek

Located in Sevier County

Cook Mill   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gapcreek

Located in Jefferson County

Maryville   [Map]

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

Located in Blount County

Sevierville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Gapcreek

Located in Sevier County

Seymour Heights   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Gapcreek

Located in Sevier County

Alcoa   [Map]

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

Located in Blount County

Cowan Springs   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Gapcreek

Located in Blount County

Aldenwood Park   [Map]

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

Humes Ferry   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Gapcreek

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Knox County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Knox County:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

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 Gapcreek, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gapcreek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<4>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 from Point A (ie- Gapcreek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gapcreek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9340, Longitude: -83.7346     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gapcreek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation






Sitemap Privacy
of Use



Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 08 Dec 2019