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Welcome to Jacktown ...

Jacktown is located in Monroe County.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Jacktown had a population of 65,211 people.<2> (see below for details).

Jacktown is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

Population Details ...

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

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.

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:

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 Jacktown. 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 Jacktown. 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 Jacktown.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Communities near Jacktown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Athens   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the West (W) of Jacktown

Located in McMinn County

Sweetwater   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Jacktown

Madisonville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Jacktown

Etowah   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Jacktown

Located in McMinn County

Tuskeegee   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Jacktown

Vonore   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Jacktown

Englewood   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Jacktown

Located in McMinn County

Niota   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Jacktown

Located in McMinn County

Coker Creek   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Jacktown

Ballplay   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Jacktown

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

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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>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 Jacktown.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jacktown - 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 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jacktown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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