Gibbs, Tennessee

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Gibbs
Unincorporated community
Harbison Crossroads
Gibbs is located in Tennessee
Gibbs
Gibbs
Location within the state of Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°09′13″N 83°46′57″W / 36.15361°N 83.78250°W / 36.15361; -83.78250Coordinates: 36°09′13″N 83°46′57″W / 36.15361°N 83.78250°W / 36.15361; -83.78250
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Knox
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 37721, 37918, 37938
Area code(s) 865
FIPS code US47
GNIS feature ID 1281332[1]

Gibbs, Tennessee is an unincorporated community of Knox County, Tennessee, USA, located approximately 10 miles Northeast of Knoxville. Locally known as Harbison Crossroads and located within the Corryton ZIP code, the community traces its name back to the Nicholas Gibbs family that first inhabited the area in the early 1790s.

The location of Harbison Crossroads today aligns with the intersection of State Route 131 and State Route 331 and known locally as East Emory Road and Tazewell Pike.[2] Gibbs High School and Gibbs Elementary School are both located on Tazewell Pike, just north of the crossroads. Several gas stations, restaurants, a grocery store and Rural/Metro Fire Station are all found in Gibbs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corryton, Tennessee". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "State Highway and Interstate List 2003". Tennessee Department of Transportation. 24 January 2003. 

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