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Welcome to Overton ...

Overton is located in Shelby County<1>.

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

Overton is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Overton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Overton: (901)

Communities Also Named Overton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Overton - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Overton ...

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

  • Memphis [Shelby County]
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    • Memphis [Shelby County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Overton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 649,705 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Memphis<5>
  • Bartlett [Shelby County]
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    • Bartlett [Shelby County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Overton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,327 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bartlett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartlett<5>
  • Germantown [Shelby County]
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    • Germantown [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Overton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,186 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Germantown<5>
  • Spring Lake [Shelby County]
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    • Spring Lake [Shelby County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Overton
    • Estimated population in 2014: 34,269 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Memphis [Crittenden County]
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      • West Memphis [Crittenden County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,158 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Memphis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Memphis<5>
    • Lakeland [Shelby County]
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      • Lakeland [Shelby County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,657 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakeland<5>
    • Marion [Crittenden County]
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      • Marion [Crittenden County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,290 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
    • Arlington [Shelby County]
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      • Arlington [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,748 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<5>
    • Millington [Shelby County]
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      • Millington [Shelby County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,635 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millington<5>
    • Atoka [Tipton County]
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      • Atoka [Tipton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,732 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atoka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atoka<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Overton ...

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

Mentions & References for Overton

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About Shelby County

About Tennessee

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

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountytn.gov/

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 Shelby, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Overton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Overton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Overton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2470, Longitude: -89.9956       In this case, the coordinates for Overton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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