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Welcome to Norris ...

Norris is located in Johnson County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Norris had a population of 1,491 people.<3> (see below for details).

Norris is 3,290 feet [1,003 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Norris is about ½ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

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

Norris is located in the (423) area code.

Communities Also Named Norris ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Norris: This one is located in Johnson County and the other is located in Anderson County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 21 communities that are also named Norris - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota and Texas.

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

Communities near Norris ...

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

  • Shell Creek [Carter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Creek
    • Shell Creek [Carter County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Norris
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,037 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Creek
  • Boone [Watauga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boone
    • Boone [Watauga County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Norris
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,003 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boone<6>
  • Elizabethton [Carter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethton
    • Elizabethton [Carter County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Norris
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethton<6>
  • Winchester [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
    • Winchester [Johnson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Norris
    • Estimated population in 2014: 8,547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodby Hill [Carter County]
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      • Woodby Hill [Carter County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Norris
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,730 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodby Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodby Hill
    • Mountain City [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain City
      • Mountain City [Johnson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Norris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,444 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain City<6>
    • Trade [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trade
      • Trade [Johnson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Norris
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trade<6>
    • Roan Mountain [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roan Mountain
      • Roan Mountain [Carter County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Norris
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,360 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roan Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roan Mountain<6>
    • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blowing Rock
      • Blowing Rock [Caldwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Norris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blowing Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blowing Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blowing Rock<6>
    • Banner Elk [Avery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banner Elk
      • Banner Elk [Avery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Norris
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banner Elk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banner Elk<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Norris ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Tennessee

About Johnson County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Johnson, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Norris.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Norris - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Norris) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Norris. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2710, Longitude: -81.9290       In this case, the coordinates for Norris have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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