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Plainview, Tennessee
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The location of Plainview

Welcome to Plainview ...

The city of Plainview is located in Rutherford County.

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

Plainview is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Plainview ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Plainview: This one is located in Rutherford County and the other is located in Union County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 47 communities that are also named Plainview - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (4), California, Colorado, Georgia (3), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, New Mexico (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (3), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (8) and Virginia.

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

Websites for Plainview ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Plainview, 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 Plainview. 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 Plainview. 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 Plainview.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plainview ...

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

Communities near Plainview ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Murfreesboro   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the North (N) of Plainview

Shelbyville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Plainview

Located in Bedford County

Woodbury   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Plainview

Located in Cannon County

Jamestown   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Plainview

New Union   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Plainview

Located in Coffee County

Unionville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Plainview

Located in Bedford County

Snell   [Map]

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

Hollow Springs   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Plainview

Located in Cannon County

Eagleville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Plainview

Wartrace   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Plainview

Located in Bedford County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Plainview. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plainview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Plainview) 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 Plainview. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Plainview

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plainview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6998, Longitude: -86.3450     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Plainview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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