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Welcome to Jacksboro ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Jacksboro has a population of 1,932 people<2> (see below for details).

Jacksboro was established in 1808.

The community of Jacksboro is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

Jacksboro is located in the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

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 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Jacksboro had an population of 1,932 people. This is a decrease of 4.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.38% since the 2000 Census).

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.

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 Jacksboro. 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 Jacksboro. 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 Jacksboro.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Jacksboro ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fraterville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the South (S) of Jacksboro

Located in Anderson County

Clinton   [Map]

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

Located in Anderson County

LaFollette   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jacksboro

Pine Crest   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Jacksboro

Jellico   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Jacksboro

Rocky Top   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Jacksboro

Located in Anderson County

Fincastle   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jacksboro

Norris   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Jacksboro

Located in Anderson County

Bayless   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Jacksboro

Located in Knox County

Huntsville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Jacksboro

Located in Scott County

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

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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>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jacksboro.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jacksboro - 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' (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- Jacksboro) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Jacksboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jacksboro

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jacksboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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