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May Springs, Tennessee

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Welcome to May Springs ...

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

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

May Springs would have been located within present day Grainger County.

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

A typical abbreviation for May Springs: May Spgs. (or less commonly used: May Spngs. or May Sprngs.)

While the community is gone, the present day location for May Springs is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If May Springs still existed, it would have been in the (865) area code.

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 May Springs. 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 May Springs. 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 May Springs.

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

Communities near May Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Kodak   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of May Springs

Located in Sevier County

Clevenger   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of May Springs

Located in Cocke County

Cook Mill   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of May Springs

Located in Jefferson County

Morristown   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of May Springs

Located in Hamblen County

Dyers Ferry   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of May Springs

Jefferson City   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of May Springs

Located in Jefferson County

Dandridge   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of May Springs

Located in Jefferson County

Bean Station   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of May Springs

Beans   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of May Springs

Bright   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of May Springs

Located in Hamblen County

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

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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 May Springs, 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 May Springs - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- May Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in May Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2079, Longitude: -83.4624     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for May Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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