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Welcome to Maples ...

So far, we have found very little information about Maples. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Maples to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Maples, please Contact Us.


Maples would have been located within present day Grainger County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Maples is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Maples was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Maples once stood is in the (865) area code.

Communities Also Named Maples ...

While we believe that this Maples is located in Grainger County, we know of another 2 Tennessee communities named Maples. Those communities are located in the following counties: Anderson and Sumner County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 9 communities that are also named Maples - they are located in Indiana, Manitoba, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Ontario.

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

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 Maples. 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 Maples. 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 Maples.

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

Communities near Maples ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kodak   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the South (S) of Maples

Located in Sevier County

Cook Mill   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Maples

Located in Jefferson County

Dyers Ferry   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Maples

Jefferson City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Maples

Located in Jefferson County

Oakland   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Maples

Kings Valley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Maples

Located in Knox County

Smithwood   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Maples

Located in Knox County

Dandridge   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Maples

Located in Jefferson County

Beans   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Maples

New Tazewell   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Maples

Located in Claiborne County

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Maples, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Maples - 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- Maples) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Maples. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1840, Longitude: -83.6624     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Maples have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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