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Welcome to Jacksboro ...

The town of Jacksboro is located in Campbell County<1> and is the County Seat for Campbell County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jacksboro has a population of 2,055 people<3> (see below for details).

Jacksboro was established in 1808.

The community of Jacksboro is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Jacksboro: (423)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jacksboro had an population of 2,055 people. This is an increase of 1.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jacksboro had a population of 2,020 people. This makes Jacksboro the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Jacksboro represents 0.03% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 168th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,020 people, the population of Jacksboro increased 7.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,887 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Jacksboro.

Communities Also Named Jacksboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Jacksboro - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Jacksboro ...

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

  • Fraterville [Anderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fraterville
    • Fraterville [Anderson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Jacksboro
    • Estimated population in 2014: 70,612 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fraterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fraterville
  • Clinton [Anderson County]
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    • Clinton [Anderson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Jacksboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,119 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • LaFollette [Campbell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaFollette
    • LaFollette [Campbell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Jacksboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,585 people
    • LaFollette has also been known as:
    • Big Creek Gap
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaFollette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFollette<6>
  • Pine Crest [Campbell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Crest
    • Pine Crest [Campbell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Jacksboro
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,388 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Crest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Crest
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jellico [Campbell County]
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      • Jellico [Campbell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Jacksboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,132 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jellico
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jellico<6>
    • Rocky Top [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Top
      • Rocky Top [Anderson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Jacksboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,776 people
      • Former names for Rocky Top:
      • Coal Creek
      • Lake City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Top
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Top<6>
    • Fincastle [Campbell County]
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      • Fincastle [Campbell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Jacksboro
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,618 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fincastle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fincastle
    • Norris [Anderson County]
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      • Norris [Anderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Jacksboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,612 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norris<6>
    • Bayless [Knox County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayless
      • Bayless [Knox County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Jacksboro
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bayless have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Huntsville [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
      • Huntsville [Scott County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Jacksboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,285 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jacksboro ...

Looking for more information about Jacksboro? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Jacksboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jacksboro.

Adding Jacksboro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jacksboro in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Jacksboro was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Jacksboro on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Tennessee

About Campbell County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Campbell County: www.co.campbell.tn.us/

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 Campbell, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jacksboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jacksboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Jacksboro) 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 Jacksboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JacksboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jacksboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3352, Longitude: -84.1928       In this case, the coordinates for Jacksboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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