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Plainfield, Tennessee

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The location of Plainfield

Welcome to Plainfield ...

Plainfield is located in Blount County.

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

When the people of Plainfield refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Plainfielder<2>

Plainfield is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Plainfield lies within the (865) area code.

Communities Also Named Plainfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Plainfield - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts (3), Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Plainfield ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Plainfield, the following might be of interest:

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 Plainfield. 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 Plainfield. 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 Plainfield.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Plainfield:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plainfield ...

Looking for more information about Plainfield? 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.

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

Communities near Plainfield ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the North (N) of Plainfield

Located in Knox County

Farragut   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Plainfield

Located in Knox County

Spring Hill   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Plainfield

Located in Anderson County

McMullens   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Plainfield

Seymour Heights   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Plainfield

Located in Sevier County

Lenoir City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Plainfield

Located in Loudon County

Cowan Springs   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Plainfield

Aldenwood Park   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Plainfield

Located in Knox County

Humes Ferry   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Plainfield

Located in Knox County

Fairway Estates   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Plainfield

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Plainfield refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Plainfield may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plainfield - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Plainfield) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plainfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7698, Longitude: -83.9588     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Plainfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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