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Persia is an unincorporated community in Hawkins County, Tennessee, south of Rogersville.

Persia is located on Tennessee State Routes 66 and 70.

History

A post office was established as Persia in 1868, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1967. Persia was a station on the East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia Railway, which was founded in 1869.

Postal service

Persia once had a post office; the closest post office now is in Rogersville. Persia shares Rogersville's ZIP code, 37857.

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