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Welcome to Hunter ...

Hunter is located in Carter County<1>.

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

Hunter is 1,560 feet [475 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hunter is within the boundaries of the (423) area code.

Communities Also Named Hunter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Hunter: This one is located in Carter County and the other is located in Campbell County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 31 communities that are also named Hunter - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada (2), New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hunter ...

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

  • Johnson City [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson City
    • Johnson City [Washington County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Hunter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,142 people
    • Former names for Johnson City:
    • Blue Plum Station
    • Haynesville
    • Johnsons Depot
    • Johnsons Tank
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnson City<5>
  • Collingwood [Sullivan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collingwood
    • Collingwood [Sullivan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Hunter
    • Estimated population in 2014: 48,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collingwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collingwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collingwood<5>
  • Bristol [Sullivan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
    • Bristol [Sullivan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Hunter
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,142 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<5>
  • East Ridge [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Ridge
    • East Ridge [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Hunter
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,317 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shell Creek [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Creek
      • Shell Creek [Carter County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Hunter
      • Estimated population in 2014: 21,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Creek
    • Elizabethton [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethton
      • Elizabethton [Carter County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Hunter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,479 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethton<5>
    • Cross [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross
      • Cross [Sullivan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Hunter
      • Estimated population in 2014: 11,330 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross
    • Mill Point [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Point
      • Mill Point [Sullivan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Hunter
      • Estimated population in 2014: 11,080 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Point
    • Winchester [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Johnson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Hunter
      • Estimated population in 2014: 8,547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Jonesborough [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesborough
      • Jonesborough [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Hunter
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,765 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesborough<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hunter ...

Looking for more information about Hunter? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hunter, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hunter.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Carter County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Carter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hunter - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hunter) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hunter. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HunterOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hunter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3718, Longitude: -82.1587       In this case, the coordinates for Hunter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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