Lowland, Tennessee

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Lowland, Tennessee
Unincorporated community
Lowland, Tennessee is located in Tennessee
Lowland, Tennessee
Lowland, Tennessee
Coordinates: 36°09′29″N 83°12′30″W / 36.15806°N 83.20833°W / 36.15806; -83.20833Coordinates: 36°09′29″N 83°12′30″W / 36.15806°N 83.20833°W / 36.15806; -83.20833
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Hamblen
Elevation 1,050 ft (320 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 37778
Area code(s) 423
GNIS feature ID 1292236[1]

Lowland is an unincorporated community in Hamblen County, Tennessee, United States. Lowland is located near Tennessee State Route 160, Interstate 81 and the Norfolk Southern Railway 6.2 miles (10.0 km) southeast of Morristown.[2]

Post Office[edit]

Lowland had a post office from February 1, 1949, to June 11, 2011; it still has its own ZIP code, 37778.[3][4]

Lowland Fiber plants[edit]

Lowland has historically been the site of many synthetic fiber plants; the American Enka Company, BASF, and Liberty Fibers once operated plants in the community.[5][6][7]


  1. ^ "Lowland". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Hamblen County, Tennessee General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Tennessee Department of Transportation. 2009. Retrieved November 22, 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 December 14, 2012. 
  5. ^ "The Word for Corporations in Tennessee is 'Build'". New York Times. August 21, 1965. 
  6. ^ "BASF to stop producing nylon polymer in Tenn.". Women's Wear Daily. October 11, 1994. Retrieved December 14, 2012.  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required)
  7. ^ "Liberty Fibers faces another shutdown". Newport Plain Talk. April 7, 2008. Archived from the original on December 14, 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2012.