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Shellmound, Tennessee

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Welcome to Shellmound ...

So far, we have found very little information about Shellmound. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Shellmound to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Shellmound, please Contact Us.

Shellmound would have been located within present day Marion County.

The location of Shellmound has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Shellmound is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Shellmound was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel south from Shellmound (for example, toward Menlo (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

If Shellmound still existed, it would have been in the (423) area code.

Communities Also Named Shellmound ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Shellmound - it's located in Mississippi.

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

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 Shellmound. 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 Shellmound. 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 Shellmound.

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

Communities near Shellmound ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Chattanooga   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the East (E) of Shellmound

Located in Hamilton County

Red Bank   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Shellmound

Located in Hamilton County

Fort Oglethorpe   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Shellmound

Located in Catoosa County (GA)

Signal Mountain   [Map]

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

Located in Hamilton County

Signal Terrace   [Map]

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

Located in Hamilton County

Milbro Heights   [Map]

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

Located in Hamilton County

Rossville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Shellmound

Located in Walker County (GA)

Jasper   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Shellmound

Chickamauga   [Map]

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

Located in Walker County (GA)

South Pittsburg   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Shellmound

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Shellmound, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shellmound - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Shellmound) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shellmound. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9973, Longitude: -85.5916     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shellmound have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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