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Welcome to Jacktown ...

Jacktown is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Jacktown had a population of 65,211 people.<3> (see below for details).

Jacktown is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Websites for Jacktown ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.monroecountychamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Jacktown, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Jacktown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Jacktown - they are located in Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Oregon and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Jacktown ...

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

  • Athens [McMinn County]
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    • Athens [McMinn County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Jacktown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,120 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<6>
  • Sweetwater [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater
    • Sweetwater [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Jacktown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sweetwater<6>
  • Madisonville [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madisonville
    • Madisonville [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Jacktown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,024 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madisonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madisonville<6>
  • Etowah [McMinn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Etowah
    • Etowah [McMinn County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Jacktown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etowah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etowah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Etowah<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tuskeegee [Monroe County] - Historic
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      • Tuskeegee [Monroe County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Jacktown
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,663 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tuskeegee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Vonore [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vonore
      • Vonore [Monroe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Jacktown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,580 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vonore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vonore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vonore<6>
    • Englewood [McMinn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Englewood
      • Englewood [McMinn County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Jacktown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,538 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Englewood<6>
    • Niota [McMinn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niota
      • Niota [McMinn County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Jacktown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niota
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Niota<6>
    • Belltown [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belltown
      • Belltown [Monroe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Jacktown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belltown
    • Coker Creek [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coker Creek
      • Coker Creek [Monroe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Jacktown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coker Creek

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jacktown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Monroe County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroegovernment.org/

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 Monroe, 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 Jacktown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jacktown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jacktown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jacktown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3626, Longitude: -84.2796       In this case, the coordinates for Jacktown 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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