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Welcome to Iron Divide ...

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

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


Iron Divide would have been located within present day Roane County.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Iron Divide had a population of 328 people.<3> (see below for details).

While the community is gone, the present day location for Iron Divide is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

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

Communities near Iron Divide ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
College Grove   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Farragut   [Map]   22,729   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Harriman   [Map]   6,158   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kingston   [Map]   5,812   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lakemont Heights   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lenoir City   [Map]   9,199   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

See 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 Iron Divide. 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 Iron Divide. 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 Iron Divide.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Iron Divide:

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Roane County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Roane County: www.roanealliance.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 Iron Divide, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Iron Divide.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Iron Divide - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 from Point A (ie- Iron Divide) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Iron Divide. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8154, Longitude: -84.5227     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Iron Divide have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019