Coon Butt

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Coon Butt is a summit in Blount County, Tennessee, in the United States.[1] It is located within Great Smoky Mountains National Park.[2] With an elevation of 2,326 feet (709 m), Coon Butt is the 422nd highest mountain of Tennessee.[3]

Coon Butt has been noted for its unusual place name.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Coon Butt
  2. ^ Molloy, Johnny (27 March 2012). Top Trails: Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone. Wilderness Press. p. 20. ISBN 978-0-89997-677-8.
  3. ^ "Coon Butt". Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  4. ^ Monmonier, Mark (15 September 2008). From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame. University of Chicago Press. p. 61. ISBN 978-0-226-53464-0.

Coordinates: 35°35′04″N 83°52′16″W / 35.584333°N 83.870985°W / 35.584333; -83.870985