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Welcome to Helenwood ...

The town of Helenwood is located in Scott County<1>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Helenwood had a population of 865 people.<2> (see below for details).

Helenwood is 1,380 feet [421 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Helenwood lies within the (423) area code.

The ZIP code for Helenwood: 37755<4>

Communities near Helenwood ...

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

  • Gernt [Fentress County]
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    • Gernt [Fentress County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Helenwood
    • Estimated population in 2014: 39,267 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gernt have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gernt
  • Armathwaite [Fentress County]
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    • Armathwaite [Fentress County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Helenwood
    • Estimated population in 2014: 11,634 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armathwaite have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armathwaite
  • Oneida [Scott County]
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    • Oneida [Scott County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Helenwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,704 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneida
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneida<7>
  • Caryville [Campbell County]
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    • Caryville [Campbell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Helenwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,122 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caryville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caryville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caryville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Winfield [Scott County]
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      • Winfield [Scott County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Helenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,003 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<7>
    • Allardt [Fentress County]
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      • Allardt [Fentress County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Helenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allardt have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allardt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allardt<7>
    • Elk Valley [Campbell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Valley
      • Elk Valley [Campbell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Helenwood
      • Estimated population in 2014: 565 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Valley
    • Sunbright [Morgan County]
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      • Sunbright [Morgan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Helenwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 507 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunbright have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunbright
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunbright<7>
    • Elgin [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elgin
      • Elgin [Scott County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Helenwood
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 282 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elgin
    • Norma [Scott County]
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      • Norma [Scott County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Helenwood
      • Estimated population in 2014: 147 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norma

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Helenwood ...

Looking for more information about Helenwood? 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 Helenwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Helenwood.

Adding Helenwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Helenwood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Helenwood was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Helenwood in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Scott County: www.scottcounty.com/

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 Scott, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Helenwood.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Helenwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Helenwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Helenwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Helenwood) 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 Helenwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HelenwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Helenwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4298, Longitude: -84.5440    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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