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Welcome to Gillenwater ...

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

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


Gillenwater would have been located within present day Hawkins County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Gillenwater is 1,320 feet [402 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Gillenwater 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 Gillenwater. 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 Gillenwater. 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 Gillenwater.

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

Communities near Gillenwater ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Church Hill   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the East (E) of Gillenwater

Mount Carmel   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Gillenwater

Rogersville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Gillenwater

Trent Valley   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Gillenwater

Located in Hancock County

Waycross   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gillenwater

Mosheim   [Map]

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

Located in Greene County

Blair Gap   [Map]

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

Located in Sullivan County

Surgoinsville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Gillenwater

Sneedville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Gillenwater

Located in Hancock County

Fall Branch   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Gillenwater

Located in Washington County

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

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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 Gillenwater, 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 Gillenwater - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Gillenwater) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gillenwater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4848, Longitude: -82.9629     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gillenwater have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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