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Coker Creek, Tennessee
Shops in Coker Creek
Shops in Coker Creek
Coker Creek, Tennessee is located in Tennessee
Coker Creek, Tennessee
Coker Creek, Tennessee
Location in Tennessee
Coker Creek, Tennessee is located in the United States
Coker Creek, Tennessee
Coker Creek, Tennessee
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Monroe
1,637 ft (499 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 423
GNIS feature ID 1314869

Coker Creek is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Tennessee, United States. It is located on Tennessee State Route 68 6.7 miles (10.8 km) south of Tellico Plains. Coker Creek had a post office from October 26, 1841, to September 27, 2008; it still has its own ZIP code, 37314 the population of the zipcode area is 1,447

Coker Creek lies in the southern Appalachian Mountains (specifically, the Unicoi Mountains) completely surrounded by the Cherokee National Forest, and just west of the Tennessee-North Carolina state line. Tellico Mountain lies to the north, Farner Mountain to the south, Unicoi Mountain to the east, and Cataska Mountain to the west. There are homes and businesses, 11 grave yards, 9 churches, and many hiking trails and artisan shops as well as a Christian Summer Camp, Smoky Mountain Christian Camp. It is also home to a recreational retreat, Coker Creek Village. The area is known for its trout fishing and the mountains are home to rhododendron, laurel, ferns and the many species of trees native to this area. Gold was discovered here long before the California 49ers headed west.


Monroe County Schools operates public schools. Coker Creek School serves the community.

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