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Wills, Tennessee
(Lawrence County)

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Welcome to Wills ...

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

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

Wills would have been located within present day Lawrence County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Wills is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

If Wills still existed, it would have been in the (931) area code.

Communities near Wills ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wills and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Killen (AL)   [Map]   977   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lexington (AL)   [Map]   718   S   5 miles [8 km]
Rogersville (AL)   [Map]   1,220   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Saint Florian (AL)   [Map]   591   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Corning - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lawrenceburg   [Map]   10,736   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Wills ...

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

Beyond Tennessee, there are 6 communities that are also named Wills - they are located in Alabama, Ohio, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wills. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wills. 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 Wills.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Wills no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Tennessee

About Lawrence County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lawrence County: www.co.lawrence.tn.us/

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

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 Wills, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Wills. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Wills) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0376, Longitude: -87.3431     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wills.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wills.