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Welcome to McDonald ...

McDonald is located in Bradley County<1>.

McDonald is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The area code for McDonald: (423)

Communities Also Named McDonald ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named McDonald - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Florida, Georgia (2), Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana (2), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Washington (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near McDonald ...

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

  • Chattanooga [Hamilton County]
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    • Chattanooga [Hamilton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of McDonald
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 184,742 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chattanooga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chattanooga<4>
  • John Ross Estates [Walker County]
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    • John Ross Estates [Walker County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of McDonald
    • Estimated population in 2018: 84,310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for John Ross Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on John Ross Estates
  • Cleveland [Bradley County]
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    • Cleveland [Bradley County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of McDonald
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,948 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<4>
  • Newnan Springs [Catoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newnan Springs
    • Newnan Springs [Catoosa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of McDonald
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,581 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newnan Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newnan Springs
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    • East Ridge [Hamilton County]
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      • East Ridge [Hamilton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of McDonald
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,205 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Ridge<4>
    • East Brainerd [Hamilton County]
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      • East Brainerd [Hamilton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of McDonald
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Brainerd have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Brainerd
    • Soddy-Daisy [Hamilton County]
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      • Soddy-Daisy [Hamilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of McDonald
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,719 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soddy-Daisy have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soddy-Daisy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soddy-Daisy<4>
    • Soddy Lake Heights [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soddy Lake Heights
      • Soddy Lake Heights [Hamilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northwest of McDonald
      • Estimated population in 2014: 13,190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soddy Lake Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soddy Lake Heights
    • Middle Valley Estates [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middle Valley Estates
      • Middle Valley Estates [Hamilton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of McDonald
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 12,684 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle Valley Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middle Valley Estates
    • Red Bank [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Bank
      • Red Bank [Hamilton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of McDonald
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Bank
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Bank<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McDonald ...

Looking for more information about McDonald? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for McDonald, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for McDonald.

Adding McDonald to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of McDonald in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for McDonald was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found McDonald in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for McDonald on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Tennessee

About Bradley County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bradley County: www.bradleyco.net/

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 Bradley, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McDonald - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- McDonald) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for McDonald. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McDonaldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in McDonald. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1131, Longitude: -84.9827    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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