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Sill, Tennessee

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Welcome to Sill ...

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

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

Sill would have been located within present day Union County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Sill is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Sill was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

If Sill still existed, it would have been in the (865) area code.

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 Sill. 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 Sill. 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 Sill.

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

Communities near Sill ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fraterville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Sill

Located in Anderson County

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sill

Located in Anderson County

LaFollette   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sill

Located in Campbell County

Kings Valley   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Sill

Located in Knox County

Smithwood   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Sill

Located in Knox County

New Tazewell   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Sill

Located in Claiborne County

Mascot   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sill

Located in Knox County

Maynardville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sill

Pine Crest   [Map]

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

Located in Campbell County

Mayo   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Sill

Located in Knox County

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

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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 Sill, 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 Sill - 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 '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- Sill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.2873, Longitude: -83.8955     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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