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Saint Elmo, Tennessee
(Hamilton County)

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Welcome to Saint Elmo ...

Saint Elmo is located in Hamilton County.

A typical abbreviation for Saint Elmo: St. Elmo

Saint Elmo is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Saint Elmo is within the (423) area code.

Communities near Saint Elmo ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,839   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Chattanooga   [Map]   177,571   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Collegedale   [Map]   11,437   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
East Brainerd   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
East Ridge   [Map]   21,302   E   5 miles [8 km]
Middle Valley Estates   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Saint Elmo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Saint Elmo: This one is located in Hamilton County and the other is located in Shelby County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 17 communities that are also named Saint Elmo - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, Ontario (2), Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saint Elmo. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saint Elmo. 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 Saint Elmo.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Elmo ...

Looking for more information about Saint Elmo? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Saint Elmo? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Saint Elmo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Saint Elmo.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Saint Elmo. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Hamilton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hamilton County: www.hamiltontn.gov/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Elmo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Saint Elmo. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saint Elmo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Elmo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9967, Longitude: -85.3300     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saint Elmo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saint Elmo.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Saint Elmo.