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Welcome to Rafter ...

Rafter is located in Monroe County.

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

Rafter is 1,340 feet [408 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you leave Rafter and travel west, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Communities Also Named Rafter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Rafter - it's located in Manitoba.

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

Websites for Rafter ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.monroecountychamber.org/

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rafter ...

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

Communities near Rafter ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Jacktown   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the West (W) of Rafter

Madisonville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Rafter

Tuskeegee   [Map]

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

Jena   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Rafter

Located in Loudon County

Vonore   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Rafter

Englewood   [Map]

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

Located in McMinn County

Greenback   [Map]

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

Located in Loudon County

Tellico Plains   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Rafter

Alleghany   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Rafter

Located in Loudon County

Lake Santeetlah   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Rafter

Located in Graham County (NC)

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

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About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.monroegovernment.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

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 Rafter - 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' (or 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- Rafter) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rafter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3926, Longitude: -84.1782     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rafter have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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