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Reliance, Tennessee
(Claiborne County)

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The location of Reliance

Welcome to Reliance ...

Reliance is located in Claiborne County.

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

Reliance is 1,660 feet [506 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Reliance is within the (423) area code.

Communities Also Named Reliance ...

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

Beyond Tennessee, there are 10 communities that are also named Reliance - they are located in Delaware, Maryland, Northwest Territories, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.

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

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 Reliance. 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 Reliance. 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 Reliance.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Reliance ...

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

Communities near Reliance ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Middlesboro   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Reliance

Located in Bell County (KY)

Harrogate   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the East (E) of Reliance

New Tazewell   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Reliance

Tazewell   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Reliance

Jellico   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the West (W) of Reliance

Located in Campbell County

Pineville   [Map]

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

Located in Bell County (KY)

Fincastle   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Reliance

Located in Campbell County

Minton Mill   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Reliance

Cumberland Gap   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the East (E) of Reliance

Braden   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the South (S) of Reliance

Located in Union County

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

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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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Reliance - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Reliance) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Reliance. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5740, Longitude: -83.8066     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Reliance have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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