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Welcome to Hurricane Branch ...

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

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


Hurricane Branch would have been located within present day Union County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Hurricane Branch: Hurricane Br. (or less commonly used: Hurricane Brnch.)

While the community is gone, the present day location for Hurricane Branch is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Hurricane Branch would have been located in the (865) area code.

Communities Also Named Hurricane Branch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Hurricane Branch - they are located in Kentucky and Mississippi.

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

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 Hurricane Branch. 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 Hurricane Branch. 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 Hurricane Branch.

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

Communities near Hurricane Branch ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fraterville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the West (W) of Hurricane Branch

Located in Anderson County

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hurricane Branch

Located in Anderson County

LaFollette   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Hurricane Branch

Located in Campbell County

Kings Valley   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Hurricane Branch

Located in Knox County

Smithwood   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Hurricane Branch

Located in Knox County

New Tazewell   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hurricane Branch

Located in Claiborne County

Mascot   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hurricane Branch

Located in Knox County

Maynardville   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Hurricane Branch

Pine Crest   [Map]

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

Located in Campbell County

Mayo   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Hurricane Branch

Located in Knox County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

About Union County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Union County: www.unioncountytn.org/

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 Hurricane Branch, 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 Hurricane Branch - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hurricane Branch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hurricane Branch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2770, Longitude: -83.8605     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hurricane Branch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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This page was last modified: 17 Nov 2019