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Conasauga, Tennessee
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Polk
Elevation 830 ft (250 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 37316
Area code(s) 423
GNIS feature ID 1306059

Conasauga is an unincorporated community in southern Polk County, Tennessee, United States. It is located approximately 1.2 miles north of the Tennessee-Georgia state line and roughly 17 miles southeast of Cleveland. The Conasauga River Lumber Company is located at Conasauga.

History

Tornadoes struck the community during the 1932 Deep South tornado outbreak and again on March 21, 1974, damaging the local school, which then closed. Tragedy occurred in Conasauga on March 28, 2000, when a Murray County, Georgia school bus crossed a railroad track north of Tennga, Georgia and was struck by a train, causing fatalities.


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