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Welcome to Roan Mountain ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Roan Mountain, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
A typical abbreviation for Roan Mountain: Roan Mtn. (or less commonly used: Roan Mntn.)
From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Roan Mountain had a population of 1,360 people.<2> (see below for details).
Roan Mountain is 2,570 feet [783 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Roan Mountain is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Roan Mountain lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Roan Mountain: (423)
The ZIP code for Roan Mountain: 37687<4>
Communities near Roan Mountain ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Roan Mountain.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Roan Mountain. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Roan Mountain.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Roan Mountain. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Roan Mountain.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Roan Mountain. See our Newspapers Page for Roan Mountain.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roan Mountain ...
Looking for more information about Roan Mountain? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Roan Mountain, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Roan Mountain.
Adding Roan Mountain to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Roan Mountain in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Roan Mountain was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Roan Mountain on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Tennessee (1888).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Roan Mountain.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023