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Oliver Springs, Tennessee

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The location of Oliver Springs

Welcome to Oliver Springs ...

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

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Oliver Springs has a population of 3,416 people<2> (see below for details).

Oliver Springs was established in 1830.

The community of Oliver Springs is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

Oliver Springs is located in the (865) area code.

Population Details ...

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 total 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Oliver Springs had an population of 3,416 people. This is an increase of 5.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.42% since the 2000 Census).

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.

Websites for Oliver Springs ...

Official Website:

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 Oliver Springs. 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 Oliver Springs. 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 Oliver Springs. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Oliver Springs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fraterville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Oliver Springs

Oak Ridge   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Oliver Springs

Farragut   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Oliver Springs

Located in Knox County

Spring Hill   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Oliver Springs

College Grove   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Oliver Springs

Located in Roane County

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Oliver Springs

Lenoir City   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Oliver Springs

Located in Loudon County

Aldenwood Park   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Oliver Springs

Located in Knox County

Harriman   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Oliver Springs

Located in Morgan County

Kingston   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Oliver Springs

Located in Roane County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Oliver Springs:

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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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oliver Springs.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oliver Springs - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oliver Springs

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oliver Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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