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New Era, Tennessee
(Perry County)

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Welcome to New Era ...

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

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

New Era would have been located within present day Perry County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for New Era is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

If New Era still existed, it would have been in the (931) area code.

Communities near New Era ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from New Era and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Ashland Ford   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clifton   [Map]   2,658   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Decaturville   [Map]   875   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Johnson Ford   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Linden   [Map]   903   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mount Lebanon   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named New Era ...

While we believe that this New Era is located in Perry County, we know of another 2 Tennessee communities named New Era. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cumberland and Sevier County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 10 communities that are also named New Era - they are located in Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Oregon, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around New Era. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New Era. 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 New Era.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since New Era no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 New Era, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Era - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in New Era. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Era) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Era. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5056, Longitude: -87.9709     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Era have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Era.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for New Era.