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Tanbark, Tennessee

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Welcome to Tanbark ...

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

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

Tanbark would have been located within present day Bledsoe County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Tanbark is 1,790 feet [546 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: While Tanbark is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The location where Tanbark once stood is in the (423) area code.

Communities Also Named Tanbark ...

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

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

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 Tanbark. 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 Tanbark. 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 Tanbark.

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

Communities near Tanbark ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Crossville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the North (N) of Tanbark

Located in Cumberland County

Hart   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Tanbark

Dayton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Tanbark

Located in Rhea County

Lake Tansi Village   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Tanbark

Located in Cumberland County

Newton   [Map]

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

Located in Cumberland County

Lakewood   [Map]

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

Located in Hamilton County

Spring City   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Tanbark

Located in Rhea County

Decatur   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Tanbark

Located in Meigs County

Pikeville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Tanbark

Graysville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Tanbark

Located in Rhea County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Bledsoe County

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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 Tanbark, 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 Tanbark - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tanbark) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tanbark. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6623, Longitude: -85.0138     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tanbark have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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