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The location of Shooks Gap













Welcome to Shooks Gap ...

Shooks Gap is primarily located in Blount County. A portion of Shooks Gap extends into Sevier County.

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

Shooks Gap is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Shooks Gap lies within the (865) area code.

Websites for Shooks Gap ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.blountchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Shooks Gap, the following might be of interest:

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 Shooks Gap. 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 Shooks Gap. 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 Shooks Gap.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shooks Gap ...

Looking for more information about Shooks Gap? 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.

Looking for more information about Shooks Gap? 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.

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

Communities near Shooks Gap ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Shooks Gap

Located in Knox County

Kodak   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Shooks Gap

Located in Sevier County

Cook Mill   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Shooks Gap

Located in Jefferson County

Maryville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Shooks Gap

Sevierville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Shooks Gap

Located in Sevier County

Alcoa   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Shooks Gap

Cowan Springs   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Shooks Gap

Aldenwood Park   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Shooks Gap

Located in Knox County

Humes Ferry   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Shooks Gap

Located in Knox County

Fairway Estates   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Shooks Gap

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Blount County: www.korrnet.org/blountco/

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

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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shooks Gap - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Shooks Gap) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shooks Gap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8843, Longitude: -83.7921     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shooks Gap have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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