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Welcome to Oliver Springs ...

The town of Oliver Springs is primarily located in Anderson County<1>. A portion of Oliver Springs extends into Roane County and Morgan County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Oliver Springs: Oliver Spgs. (or less commonly used: Oliver Spngs. or Oliver Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oliver Springs has a population of 3,417 people<3> (see below for details).

Oliver Springs was established in 1830.

The community of Oliver Springs is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The area code for Oliver Springs: (865)

Websites for Oliver Springs ...

Official Website: www.oliverspringscity.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oliver Springs had an population of 3,417 people. This is an increase of 5.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oliver Springs had a population of 3,231 people. This makes Oliver Springs the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Oliver Springs represents 0.05% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 128th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,231 people, the population of Oliver Springs decreased 2.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,303 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Oliver Springs.

Communities Also Named Oliver Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Oliver Springs - it's located in Arkansas.

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

Communities near Oliver Springs ...

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

  • Fraterville [Anderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fraterville
    • Fraterville [Anderson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Oliver Springs
    • Estimated population in 2014: 70,612 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fraterville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fraterville
  • Oak Ridge [Anderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Ridge
    • Oak Ridge [Anderson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Oliver Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,340 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<6>
  • Farragut [Knox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farragut
    • Farragut [Knox County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Oliver Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,045 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farragut have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farragut
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farragut<6>
  • Spring Hill [Anderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Hill
    • Spring Hill [Anderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Oliver Springs
    • Estimated population in 2014: 16,752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Hill
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • College Grove [Roane County]
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      • College Grove [Roane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Oliver Springs
      • Estimated population in 2014: 10,729 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Grove
    • Clinton [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
      • Clinton [Anderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Oliver Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,119 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
    • Lenoir City [Loudon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lenoir City
      • Lenoir City [Loudon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Oliver Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,323 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lenoir City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lenoir City<6>
    • Aldenwood Park [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aldenwood Park
      • Aldenwood Park [Knox County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Oliver Springs
      • Estimated population in 2014: 8,753 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aldenwood Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aldenwood Park
    • Harriman [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harriman
      • Harriman [Morgan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Oliver Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,182 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harriman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harriman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harriman<6>
    • Kingston [Roane County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
      • Kingston [Roane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Oliver Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,956 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<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 Oliver Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oliver Springs.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oliver Springs. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Oliver Springs.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oliver Springs ...

Looking for more information about Oliver Springs? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Oliver Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Oliver Springs.

Adding Oliver Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Oliver Springs in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Oliver Springs was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Oliver Springs in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oliver Springs on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Oliver Springs

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About Anderson County

About Tennessee

The official website for Oliver Springs: www.oliverspringscity.com/

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 Anderson, 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 Oliver Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oliver Springs - 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- Oliver Springs) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oliver Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oliver SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oliver Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0387, Longitude: -84.3283       In this case, the coordinates for Oliver Springs 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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