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Welcome to Onks ...

Onks is located in Washington County<1>.

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

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Onks had a population of 3,752 people.<3> (see below for details).

Onks is 1,850 feet [564 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Onks: (423)

Communities near Onks ...

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

  • Johnson City [Washington County]
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    • Johnson City [Washington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Onks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,142 people
    • Former names for Johnson City:
    • Blue Plum Station
    • Haynesville
    • Johnsons Depot
    • Johnsons Tank
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnson City<6>
  • Kingsport [Sullivan County]
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    • Kingsport [Sullivan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Onks
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,112 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsport<6>
  • East Ridge [Washington County]
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    • East Ridge [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Onks
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,317 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
  • Elizabethton [Carter County]
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    • Cross [Sullivan County]
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      • Cross [Sullivan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Onks
      • Estimated population in 2014: 11,330 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross
    • Mill Point [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Point
      • Mill Point [Sullivan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Onks
      • Estimated population in 2014: 11,080 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Point
    • Bloomingdale [Sullivan County]
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      • Bloomingdale [Sullivan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Onks
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,888 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomingdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomingdale
    • Colonial Heights [Sullivan County]
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      • Colonial Heights [Sullivan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Onks
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,934 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Heights<6>
    • Nolichucky [Washington County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nolichucky
      • Nolichucky [Washington County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Onks
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 5,861 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nolichucky have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Erwin [Unicoi County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erwin
      • Erwin [Unicoi County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Onks
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,854 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erwin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erwin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erwin<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 Onks. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Onks.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Onks ...

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

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About Washington County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.washingtoncountytn.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 Washington, 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 Onks.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Onks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Onks) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Onks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2987, Longitude: -82.4421       In this case, the coordinates for Onks 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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