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Jackson Ferry, Tennessee
(Roane County)

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The location of Jackson Ferry

Welcome to Jackson Ferry ...

Jackson Ferry is located in Roane County.

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

Jackson Ferry is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The area code for Jackson Ferry: (865)

Communities near Jackson Ferry ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Jackson Ferry and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
College Grove   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fairfield Glade   [Map]   ---   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Harriman   [Map]   6,158   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kingston   [Map]   5,812   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lakemont Heights   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rockwood   [Map]   5,434   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Jackson Ferry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Jackson Ferry: This one is located in Roane County and the other is located in Loudon County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 4 communities that are also named Jackson Ferry - they are located in Alabama (2) and Kentucky.

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

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 Jackson Ferry. 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 Jackson Ferry. 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 Jackson Ferry.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Jackson Ferry:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jackson Ferry ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jackson Ferry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Jackson Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jackson Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7573, Longitude: -84.7208     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jackson Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jackson Ferry.

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