Norene, Tennessee

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Norene, Tennessee
Unincorporated community
Norene as seen from State Route 266
Norene as seen from State Route 266
Coordinates: 36°03′24″N 86°14′33″W / 36.05667°N 86.24250°W / 36.05667; -86.24250Coordinates: 36°03′24″N 86°14′33″W / 36.05667°N 86.24250°W / 36.05667; -86.24250
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Wilson
Elevation 741 ft (226 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 37136
Area code(s) 615
GNIS feature ID 1304185[1]

Norene is an unincorporated community in Wilson County, in the U.S. state of Tennessee. It is located along Tennessee State Route 266. The community has a general store, post office and churches.

History[edit]

The community was once called "Henderson's Cross Roads" by the local post office upon establishment in 1878. The community's name was officially changed to Norene on February 17, 1915.[2] By 1916 it was one of the eight largest villages in Wilson County with residents numbering 100. By 1930 the population had increased to 120.[3]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "History of Wilson County, Tennessee - Its Land and Its Life", G. Frank Burns, Editor, pg. 249.
  3. ^ "History of Wilson County, Tennessee - Its Land and Its Life", G. Frank Burns, Editor, pg. 250.