Alpha, Tennessee

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Unincorporated community
Alpha is located in Tennessee
Location within the state of Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°10′33.81″N 83°22′49.42″W / 36.1760583°N 83.3803944°W / 36.1760583; -83.3803944Coordinates: 36°10′33.81″N 83°22′49.42″W / 36.1760583°N 83.3803944°W / 36.1760583; -83.3803944
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Hamblen
Elevation 1,283 ft (391 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1314259[1]

Alpha is an unincorporated community and neighborhood in Hamblen County, Tennessee.[1] It is located at and around the junction of Highway 11-E and Tennessee State Route 160 between Morristown and Jefferson City. Most of Alpha has been annexed into the Morristown city limits.

A post office called Alpha was established in 1877, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1928.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Alpha". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Hamblen County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 February 2015.