Chewalla, Tennessee

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Chewalla, Tennessee
Chewalla, Tennessee is located in Tennessee
Chewalla, Tennessee
Chewalla, Tennessee
Chewalla, Tennessee is located in the United States
Chewalla, Tennessee
Chewalla, Tennessee
Coordinates: 35°00′48″N 88°38′47″W / 35.01333°N 88.64639°W / 35.01333; -88.64639Coordinates: 35°00′48″N 88°38′47″W / 35.01333°N 88.64639°W / 35.01333; -88.64639
CountryUnited States
StateTennessee
CountyMcNairy
Elevation
410 ft (120 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
38393
Area code(s)731
GNIS feature ID1280430[1]

Chewalla is an unincorporated community in McNairy County, Tennessee, United States. Chewalla is located on Tennessee State Route 234 and the Norfolk Southern Railway 4.1 miles (6.6 km) south-southwest of Ramer.[2] Chewalla has a post office with ZIP code 38393.[3][4]

Chewalla had its start when the railroad was extended to that point.[5] The name Chewalla is derived from a Native American language.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chewalla". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ McNairy County, Tennessee General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Tennessee Department of Transportation. 2007. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  3. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  4. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  5. ^ History of Tennessee from the Earliest Time to the Present. Southern Historical Press. 1886. p. 828.
  6. ^ Miller, Larry L. (2001). Tennessee Place-names. Indiana University Press. p. 44. ISBN 0-253-21478-5.