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Welcome to Thorn Hill ...

Thorn Hill is located in Grainger County<1>.

Thorn Hill is 1,380 feet [421 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Thorn Hill is located in the (865) area code.

The ZIP code for Thorn Hill: 37881<3>

Communities Also Named Thorn Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Thorn Hill - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Kentucky, New York, Ohio and Texas.

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

Communities near Thorn Hill ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Thorn Hill.

  • Morristown
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morristown
    • Morristown lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Thorn Hill.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,275 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morristown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morristown<6>
  • Dyers Ferry
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dyers Ferry
    • Dyers Ferry lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Thorn Hill.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 16,839 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dyers Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dyers Ferry
  • Jefferson City
  • Oakland
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    • Oakland lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Thorn Hill.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,316 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland
  • Harrogate
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrogate
    • Harrogate lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Thorn Hill.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,362 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrogate have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrogate
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrogate<6>
  • Trent Valley
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trent Valley
    • Trent Valley lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Thorn Hill.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 4,157 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trent Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trent Valley
  • Bean Station
  • Beans
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beans
    • Beans lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Thorn Hill.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 3,084 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beans have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beans
  • Bright ‑ Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bright
    • Bright was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Thorn Hill.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,942 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bright have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Monte Vista Estates
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monte Vista Estates
    • Monte Vista Estates lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Thorn Hill.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 2,860 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monte Vista Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monte Vista Estates

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Thorn Hill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Thorn Hill.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Thorn Hill. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Thorn Hill.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Thorn Hill. See our Newspapers Page for Thorn Hill.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thorn Hill ...

Looking for more information about Thorn Hill? 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 Thorn Hill, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Thorn Hill.

Adding Thorn Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Thorn Hill in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Thorn Hill was the Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Thorn Hill on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Tennessee (1888).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Thorn Hill.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Grainger, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thorn Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Thorn Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Thorn Hill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thorn Hill) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Thorn Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thorn HillOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thorn Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3584, Longitude: -83.4170    
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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