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Welcome to Piney Flats ...

Piney Flats is located in Sullivan County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Piney Flats: Piney Flts.

Piney Flats is 1,560 feet [475 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Piney Flats lies within the (423) area code.

The ZIP code for Piney Flats: 37686<3>

Communities near Piney Flats ...

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

  • Johnson City [Washington County]
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    • Johnson City [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Piney Flats
    • 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<5>
  • Kingsport [Sullivan County]
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    • Kingsport [Sullivan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Piney Flats
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,112 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsport<5>
  • Collingwood [Sullivan County]
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    • Collingwood [Sullivan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Piney Flats
    • Estimated population in 2014: 48,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collingwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collingwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collingwood<5>
  • Bristol [Sullivan County]
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    • Bristol [Sullivan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Piney Flats
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,142 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Ridge [Washington County]
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      • East Ridge [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Piney Flats
      • Estimated population in 2014: 21,317 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
    • Elizabethton [Carter County]
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      • Elizabethton [Carter County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Piney Flats
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,479 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethton<5>
    • Cross [Sullivan County]
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      • Cross [Sullivan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Piney Flats
      • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Piney Flats
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Piney Flats
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,888 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomingdale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Piney Flats
      • 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Heights<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 Piney Flats. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Piney Flats.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Piney Flats ...

Looking for more information about Piney Flats? 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 Piney Flats, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Piney Flats.

Adding Piney Flats to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Piney Flats 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 Piney Flats was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Piney Flats in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Tennessee

About Sullivan County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sullivan County: www.sullivancounty.org/

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 Sullivan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Piney Flats - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Piney Flats). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Piney Flats or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Piney Flats) 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 Piney Flats. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Piney FlatsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Piney Flats. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4192, Longitude: -82.3048    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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