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Welcome to Lynchburg ...

Lynchburg is located in Moore County and is the County Seat for Moore County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Lynchburg has a population of 6,290 people<1> (see below for details).

Lynchburg is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Lynchburg (for example, toward Signal Mountain), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Lynchburg is within the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

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

Communities near Lynchburg ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lynchburg and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Decherd   [Map]   2,414   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Estill Springs   [Map]   2,027   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   7,051   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gattistown   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Huntland   [Map]   855   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Park City Heights   [Map]   ---   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lynchburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Lynchburg - they are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), North Dakota, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lynchburg. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lynchburg. 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 Lynchburg. Our list includes 8 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lynchburg ...

Looking for more information about Lynchburg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lynchburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Lynchburg.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Lynchburg. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee: www.tn.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lynchburg.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lynchburg - 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' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Lynchburg. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lynchburg) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lynchburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lynchburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lynchburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2831, Longitude: -86.3742     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lynchburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lynchburg.