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Welcome to Gatlinburg ...

The city of Gatlinburg is located in Sevier County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Gatlinburg has a population of 4,144 people<2> (see below for details).

Gatlinburg is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Gatlinburg: (865)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gatlinburg had a population of 3,944 people. This makes Gatlinburg the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Gatlinburg represents 0.06% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 117th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,944 people, the population of Gatlinburg increased 16.62% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,382 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Gatlinburg had an population of 4,144 people. This is an increase of 5.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.53% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gatlinburg.

Websites for Gatlinburg ...

Official Website:   www.ci.gatlinburg.tn.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.gatlinburg.com/

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 Gatlinburg. 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 Gatlinburg. 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 Gatlinburg. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gatlinburg ...

Looking for more information about Gatlinburg? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Gatlinburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gatlinburg.

Communities near Gatlinburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kodak   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Gatlinburg

Cook Mill   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Gatlinburg

Located in Jefferson County

Sevierville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Gatlinburg

Seymour Heights   [Map]

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

Cowan Springs   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Gatlinburg

Located in Blount County

Pigeon Forge   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Gatlinburg

Harrisburg   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Gatlinburg

Rocky Branch   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Gatlinburg

Located in Blount County

Pittman Center   [Map]

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

Townsend   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Gatlinburg

Located in Blount County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Sevier County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gatlinburg: www.ci.gatlinburg.tn.us/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gatlinburg.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gatlinburg - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gatlinburg) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gatlinburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gatlinburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gatlinburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7248, Longitude: -83.4938     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gatlinburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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