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Welcome to Jameson ...

Jameson is located in Maury County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Jameson, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1897.

Jameson is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Jameson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Jameson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Jameson - they are located in Arkansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Jameson ...

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

  • Franklin
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Spring Hill
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
  • Columbia
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Greenfield Bend
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield Bend
    • Greenfield Bend is located in Maury County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 15,035 people
  • Fairview
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
    • Fairview is located in Williamson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,599 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairview <3>
  • Sawdust
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawdust have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sawdust
    • Sawdust is located in Maury County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,053 people
  • Thompson's Station
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompson's Station
    • Thompson's Station is located in Williamson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,973 people
    • Former name for Thompson's Station:
    • Littlebury
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompson's Station <3>
  • Jonesboro ‑ Historic
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesboro
    • Jonesboro is located in Maury County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 5,238 people
  • Mount Pleasant
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Loriland
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loriland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loriland
    • Loriland is located in Williamson County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,735 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jameson ...

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

Adding Jameson to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jameson in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Jameson was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Jameson post office opened in 1897.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Jameson.

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

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 Maury, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jameson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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