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Watkins, Tennessee
(DeKalb County)

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The location of Watkins

Welcome to Watkins ...

Watkins is located in DeKalb County.

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

Watkins is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Watkins lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Watkins, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Watkins lies within the (615) area code.

Communities Also Named Watkins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Watkins: This one is located in DeKalb County and the other is located in Davidson County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 26 communities that are also named Watkins - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado (2), Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Montana (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas (3), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Watkins. 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 Watkins. 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 Watkins.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Watkins ...

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

Communities near Watkins ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

McMinnville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the South (S) of Watkins

Located in Warren County

Temperance Hall   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the North (N) of Watkins

Lafayette   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Watkins

Located in Putnam County

Smithville   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Watkins

Woodbury   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Watkins

Located in Cannon County

Pekin   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the North (N) of Watkins

Located in Putnam County

Watertown   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Watkins

Located in Wilson County

Gordonsville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the North (N) of Watkins

Located in Smith County

Alexandria   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Watkins

Doyle   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the East (E) of Watkins

Located in White County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Watkins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Watkins) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Watkins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.9240, Longitude: -85.8550     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Watkins have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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