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Welcome to Independence ...

Independence is located in Henderson County.

The location of Independence has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Independence is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Independence lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Independence lies within the (731) area code.

Communities Also Named Independence ...

While we believe that this Independence is located in Henderson County, we know of another 2 Tennessee communities named Independence. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hancock and Overton County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 50 communities that are also named Independence - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado (3), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Independence ...

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

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    • Jackson [Madison County]

      • Jackson [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Independence
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    • Lavinia [Carroll County]

      • Lavinia [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Independence
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    • Ledbetter [Gibson County]

      • Ledbetter [Gibson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Independence
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    • Atkins [Henderson County] (Historic)

      • Atkins [Henderson County] was located 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Independence
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atkins
    • Union Cross [Henderson County]

      • Union Cross [Henderson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Independence
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Cross
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    • Lawrence [Madison County]

      • Lawrence [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Independence
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    • Humboldt [Gibson County]

      • Humboldt [Gibson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Independence
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    • Lexington [Henderson County]

      • Lexington [Henderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Independence
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    • Milan [Gibson County]

      • Milan [Gibson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Independence
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    • Henderson [Chester County]

      • Henderson [Chester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Independence
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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 Independence. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Independence.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Independence ...

Looking for more information about Independence? 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.

Looking for more information about Independence? 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 Independence, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Independence.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Henderson County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Independence - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Independence) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Independence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7278, Longitude: -88.5859       In this case, the coordinates for Independence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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