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The location of Oak City









Welcome to Oak City ...

Oak City is located in Sevier County.

The location of Oak City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Oak City is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Oak City lies within the (865) area code.

Communities near Oak City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Oak City and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Alcoa   [Map]   10,228   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Aldenwood Park   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Cook Mill   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cowan Springs   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Humes Ferry   [Map]   ---   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Knoxville   [Map]   187,347   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Oak City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Oak City - they are located in North Carolina and Utah.

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

See 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 Oak City. 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 Oak City. 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 Oak City.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Oak City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oak City ...

Looking for more information about Oak City? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Sevier County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oak City - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oak City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oak City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oak City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8987, Longitude: -83.7027     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak City 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 Oak City.

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