Mooresburg, Tennessee

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Mooresburg, Tennessee
Census-designated place
Mooresburg is located in Tennessee
Mooresburg is located in the US
Coordinates: 36°20′47″N 83°13′42″W / 36.34639°N 83.22833°W / 36.34639; -83.22833Coordinates: 36°20′47″N 83°13′42″W / 36.34639°N 83.22833°W / 36.34639; -83.22833
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Hawkins
 • Total 4.260 sq mi (11.03 km2)
 • Land 3.811 sq mi (9.87 km2)
 • Water 0.449 sq mi (1.16 km2)
Elevation 1,089 ft (332 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 941
 • Density 220/sq mi (85/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 37811
Area code(s) 423
GNIS feature ID 1294319[3]

Mooresburg is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Hawkins County, Tennessee, United States. Its population was 941 as of the 2010 census.[2] Mooresburg has a post office with ZIP code 37811, which opened on March 4, 1814.[4][5] It lies along U.S. Route 11W between Rogersville and Bean Station.

Mooresburg was named for Major Hugh Moore, whose family settled in the area around 1800.[6]


Mooresburg Elementary School serves grades K-5. Mooresburg Elementary School's mascot is the Mustangs. The motto is "Excellence: Not Optional." The school colors are blue and white.

Fire protection[edit]

Mooresburg is served by the Lakeview Volunteer Fire Department.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Mooresburg". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  5. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved November 24, 2012. 
  6. ^ History of Mooresburg, Mooresburg Community Association website. Retrieved: 23 July 2015.

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