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Porters, Tennessee
(Henry County)

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The location of Porters

Welcome to Porters ...

So far, we have found very little information about Porters. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Porters to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Porters, please Contact Us.

Porters would have been located within present day Henry County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Porters is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Porters was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Porters once stood is in the (731) area code.

Communities Also Named Porters ...

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

Beyond Tennessee, there are 13 communities that are also named Porters - they are located in Georgia (2), Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Pennsylvania (3), Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Porters. 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 Porters. 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 Porters.

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

Communities near Porters ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Mandels   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Porters

Paris   [Map]

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

McKenzie   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Porters

Located in Carroll County

Oak Hill   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Porters

Spring Creek   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Porters

Bruceton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Porters

Located in Carroll County

Hollow Rock   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Porters

Located in Carroll County

Puryear   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Porters

Big Sandy   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Porters

Located in Benton County

Henry   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Porters

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Porters, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Porters. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2992, Longitude: -88.2414     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Porters have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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