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Woodburn, Tennessee

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Welcome to Woodburn ...

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

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

Woodburn would have been located within present day Union County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Woodburn is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The location where Woodburn once stood is in the (865) area code.

Communities Also Named Woodburn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Woodburn - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Woodburn. 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 Woodburn. 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 Woodburn.

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

Communities near Woodburn ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Knoxville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the South (S) of Woodburn

Located in Knox County

Kodak   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Woodburn

Located in Sevier County

Cook Mill   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson County

Dyers Ferry   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Woodburn

Located in Grainger County

Clinton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Woodburn

Located in Anderson County

Humes Ferry   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Woodburn

Located in Knox County

Jefferson City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Woodburn

Located in Jefferson County

Oakland   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Woodburn

Located in Grainger County

Kings Valley   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Woodburn

Located in Knox County

Smithwood   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Woodburn

Located in Knox County

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

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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 Woodburn, 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 Woodburn - 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- Woodburn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodburn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.1834, Longitude: -83.8132     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodburn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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