Boring, Tennessee

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Boring is an unincorporated community in Sullivan County, Tennessee.[1] Boring is located off Tennessee State Route 75 in Southern Sullivan County, southeast of Kingsport.


A post office called Boring was established in 1881, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.[2] The community might be named for a member of the Boring family known to be residing there in the 1870s.[3]


  1. ^ USGS GNIS Feature Detail Report: Boring, Tennessee
  2. ^ "Sullivan County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 7 February 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Miller, Larry L. (2001). Tennessee Place-names. Indiana University Press. p. 27. ISBN 0-253-21478-5. 

Coordinates: 36°27′25″N 082°25′10″W / 36.45694°N 82.41944°W / 36.45694; -82.41944