Kodak, Tennessee

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Unincorporated community
Kodak is located in Tennessee
Location within the State of Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°58′28″N 83°37′37″W / 35.97444°N 83.62694°W / 35.97444; -83.62694Coordinates: 35°58′28″N 83°37′37″W / 35.97444°N 83.62694°W / 35.97444; -83.62694
Country United States
State State of Tennessee
County Sevier County
Elevation 896 ft (273 m)
Time zone Eastern Time Zone (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 37764
Area code(s) 865
GNIS feature ID 1290403[1]

Kodak is an Unincorporated community in Sevier County, Tennessee. Kodak is located along State Highway 139, just west of State Highway 66, and just south of Interstate Highway 40 and Knoxville, Tennessee. The elevation of Kodak is about 896 feet (273 meters) above sea level.

Kodak was named in 1892 when the local postmaster, Harvey N. Underwood, learned of the new "Kodak" brand of camera. Underwood decided that this was a name that was easy to remember and spell, hence he sought permission from the founder of Eastman Kodak, George Eastman, to use this name for his village and its post office. Eastman granted this permission.[2][3]