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Ponderosa, Tennessee
(Roane County)

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The location of Ponderosa

Welcome to Ponderosa ...

Ponderosa is located in Roane County.

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

Ponderosa is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Ponderosa (for example, toward Crab Orchard), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Ponderosa is within the (865) area code.

Communities Also Named Ponderosa ...

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

Beyond Tennessee, there are 21 communities that are also named Ponderosa - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (3), Kentucky, Maryland, New Mexico (2), North Carolina (3), North Dakota, South Carolina (3), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Ponderosa. 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 Ponderosa. 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 Ponderosa.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ponderosa ...

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

Communities near Ponderosa ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Oak Ridge   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Ponderosa

Located in Anderson County

Farragut   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Ponderosa

Located in Knox County

Lakemont Heights   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Ponderosa

College Grove   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Ponderosa

Lenoir City   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Ponderosa

Located in Loudon County

Harriman   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Ponderosa

Located in Morgan County

Sweetwater   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Ponderosa

Located in Monroe County

Loudon   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ponderosa

Located in Loudon County

Rockwood   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of Ponderosa

White Wing Ferry   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Ponderosa

Located in Loudon County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ponderosa. 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 Ponderosa - 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 '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- Ponderosa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ponderosa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8779, Longitude: -84.5352     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ponderosa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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