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Welcome to Robbins ...

Robbins is located in Scott County<1>.

Robbins is 1,370 feet [418 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Robbins: (423)

The ZIP code for Robbins: 37852<3>

Communities Also Named Robbins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Tennessee communities named Robbins: This one is located in Scott County and the other is located in Pickett County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 21 communities that are also named Robbins - they are located in Alabama, California, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (2), Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Robbins ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Robbins.

  • Gernt
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    • Gernt lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Robbins.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 39,267 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gernt have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gernt
  • Armathwaite
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    • Armathwaite lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Robbins.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 11,634 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armathwaite have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armathwaite
  • Oneida
  • Jamestown
  • Huntsville
  • Winfield
  • Wartburg
  • Helenwood
  • Allardt
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    • Allardt lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Robbins.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allardt have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allardt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allardt<6>
  • Petros
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    • Petros lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Robbins.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 583 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petros

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 Robbins. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Robbins.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Robbins. 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 Robbins.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Robbins. See our Newspapers Page for Robbins.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Robbins ...

Looking for more information about Robbins? 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 Robbins, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Robbins.

Adding Robbins to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Robbins 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 Robbins was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Robbins in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Robbins.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Scott, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Robbins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Robbins). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Robbins or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Robbins) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Robbins. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RobbinsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Robbins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3531, Longitude: -84.5893    
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




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