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Whetstone, Tennessee

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Welcome to Whetstone ...

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

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

Whetstone would have been located within present day Morgan County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Whetstone is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

If Whetstone still existed, it would have been in the (423) area code.

Communities Also Named Whetstone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Whetstone - they are located in Arizona, Kentucky (2), Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio (3), South Carolina, Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Whetstone. 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 Whetstone. 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 Whetstone.

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

Communities near Whetstone ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Oak Ridge   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the East (E) of Whetstone

Located in Anderson County

Lakemont Heights   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Whetstone

Located in Roane County

College Grove   [Map]

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

Located in Roane County

Lenoir City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Whetstone

Located in Loudon County

Harriman   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Whetstone

Kingston   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Whetstone

Located in Roane County

Rockwood   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Whetstone

Located in Roane County

White Wing Ferry   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Whetstone

Located in Loudon County

Rogers   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Whetstone

Located in Cumberland County

Oliver Springs   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Whetstone

Located in Anderson County

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

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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 Whetstone, 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 Whetstone - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whetstone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whetstone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.0292, Longitude: -84.4930     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whetstone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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