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Welcome to Morningside ...

Morningside is located in McMinn County<1>.

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

Morningside is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Morningside is within the boundaries of the (423) area code.

Communities Also Named Morningside ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Morningside - they are located in Alabama (2), Alberta, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (5), Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia (3) and Washington.

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

Communities near Morningside ...

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

  • Jacktown
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    • Jacktown lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Morningside.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 67,319 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacktown
  • Sweetwater
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    • Sweetwater lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Morningside.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweetwater have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweetwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sweetwater<5>
  • Madisonville
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    • Madisonville lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Morningside.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,024 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madisonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madisonville<5>
  • Etowah
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    • Etowah lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Morningside.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,527 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Etowah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Etowah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Etowah<5>
  • Surprise
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    • Surprise lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Morningside.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,799 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surprise
  • Decatur
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    • Decatur lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Morningside.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,663 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<5>
  • Englewood
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Englewood
    • Englewood lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Morningside.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,538 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Englewood<5>
  • Benton
  • Tellico Plains
  • Philadelphia
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    • Philadelphia lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Morningside.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 740 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philadelphia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morningside ...

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

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

The official website for McMinn County: www.mcminncounty.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 McMinn, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morningside - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Morningside) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morningside. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4404, Longitude: -84.5860       In this case, the coordinates for Morningside have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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