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Welcome to Jena ...

Jena is located in Loudon County<1>.



From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Jena had a population of 2,355 people.<2> (see below for details).

Jena is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Jena lies within the (865) area code.

Websites for Jena ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.loudoncounty.org/

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

Communities Also Named Jena ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Jena - they are located in Alabama (2), Florida and Louisiana (3).

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

Communities near Jena ...

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

  • Maryville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Farragut
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farragut have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farragut
    • Farragut is located in Knox County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,045 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farragut <4>
  • McMullens
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McMullens have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McMullens
    • McMullens is located in Blount County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 13,620 people
  • Alcoa
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alcoa have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alcoa
    • Alcoa is located in Blount County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,382 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alcoa <4>
  • Lenoir City
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Aldenwood Park
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aldenwood Park have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aldenwood Park
    • Aldenwood Park is located in Knox County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 8,753 people
  • Fairway Estates
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairway Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairway Estates
    • Fairway Estates is located in Blount County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 8,224 people
  • Loudon
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Sweetwater
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweetwater
    • Sweetwater is located in Monroe County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,956 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sweetwater <4>
  • Rocky Branch
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Branch
    • Rocky Branch is located in Blount County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 5,427 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 Jena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jena.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jena ...

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

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

The official website for Loudon County: www.loudoncounty.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 Loudon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jena.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jena - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.









 

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