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Nettle Carrier, Tennessee

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Welcome to Nettle Carrier ...

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

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

Nettle Carrier would have been located within present day Overton County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Nettle Carrier is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Nettle Carrier was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

Nettle Carrier would have been located in the (931) 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 Nettle Carrier. 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 Nettle Carrier. 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 Nettle Carrier.

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

Communities near Nettle Carrier ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Algood   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Nettle Carrier

Located in Putnam County

Cooper   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Nettle Carrier

Located in Fentress County

Livingston   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Nettle Carrier

Thompsons Store   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Nettle Carrier

Located in Clay County

Monterey   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Nettle Carrier

Located in Putnam County

Jamestown   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Nettle Carrier

Located in Fentress County

Grimsley   [Map]

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

Located in Fentress County

Dodson Branch   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Nettle Carrier

Located in Jackson County

Byrdstown   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Nettle Carrier

Located in Pickett County

Allardt   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Nettle Carrier

Located in Fentress County

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

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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 Nettle Carrier, 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 Nettle Carrier - 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- Nettle Carrier) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nettle Carrier. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3890, Longitude: -85.1977     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nettle Carrier have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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