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The location of Rogersville

Welcome to Rogersville ...

The town of Rogersville is located in Hawkins County and is the County Seat for Hawkins County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Rogersville has a population of 4,297 people<2> (see below for details).

Rogersville was settled in 1775.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Rogersville: Named after Joseph Rogers (1764-1833), grandfather to Davey Crockett.

The community of Rogersville is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Rogersville is within the (423) area code.

The ZIP code for Rogersville: 37857<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rogersville had a population of 4,420 people (which is 7.78% of the total population of Hawkins County). This makes Rogersville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Rogersville represents 0.07% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 108th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,420 people, the population of Rogersville increased 4.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,240 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Rogersville had an population of 4,297 people. This is a decrease of 2.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.34% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rogersville.

Communities Also Named Rogersville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Rogersville - they are located in Alabama, California, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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

Websites for Rogersville ...

Official Website:

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 Rogersville. 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 Rogersville. 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 Rogersville. Our list includes 26 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rogersville ...

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

Communities near Rogersville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Greeneville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Rogersville

Located in Greene County

Church Hill   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rogersville

Bolton Estates   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Rogersville

Located in Greene County

Forest Hills   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Rogersville

Located in Greene County

Trent Valley   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Rogersville

Located in Hancock County

Bean Station   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Rogersville

Located in Grainger County

Bright   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Rogersville

Located in Hamblen County

Mosheim   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Rogersville

Located in Greene County

Blair Gap   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Rogersville

Located in Sullivan County

Surgoinsville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Rogersville

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Tennessee

About Hawkins County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rogersville:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rogersville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rogersville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Rogersville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rogersville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 from Point A (ie- Rogersville) 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 Rogersville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rogersville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rogersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4078, Longitude: -83.0039     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rogersville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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