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Welcome to Hinds Creek ...

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

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


Hinds Creek would have been located within present day Anderson County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Hinds Creek: Hinds Crk. (or less commonly used: Hinds Ck. or Hinds Cr.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Hinds Creek for more information about variations on the name of Hinds Creek.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Hinds Creek is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

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

Websites for Hinds Creek ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.andersoncountychamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Hinds Creek, the following might be of interest:

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 Hinds Creek. 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 Hinds Creek. 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 Hinds Creek.

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

Communities near Hinds Creek ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Hinds Creek

Located in Knox County

Fraterville   [Map]

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

Oak Ridge   [Map]

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

Farragut   [Map]

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

Located in Knox County

Spring Hill   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Hinds Creek

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hinds Creek

Aldenwood Park   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Hinds Creek

Located in Knox County

Humes Ferry   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hinds Creek

Located in Knox County

LaFollette   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Hinds Creek

Located in Campbell County

Kings Valley   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hinds Creek

Located in Knox County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Anderson County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Hinds Creek, 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 Hinds Creek - 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 '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- Hinds Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hinds Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1381, Longitude: -84.0899     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hinds Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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