Oswald Dome

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Oswald Dome
Oswald Dome, Tennessee.JPG
Oswald Dome, viewed from Polk County High School
Highest point
Elevation3,022 ft (921 m) [1]
Coordinates35°11′32″N 84°33′30″W / 35.192223°N 84.558331°W / 35.192223; -84.558331Coordinates: 35°11′32″N 84°33′30″W / 35.192223°N 84.558331°W / 35.192223; -84.558331[2]
Parent rangeUnicoi Mountains
Topo mapUnited States Geological Survey

Oswald Dome (elevation 3,022 ft, 921 m) is a mountain located in the Cherokee National Forest in Polk County, Tennessee.


Oswald Dome is located at approximately 3.2 miles west of Reliance, 5.5 miles northeast of Benton, and 2.9 miles south-southeast of Delano. The Hiwassee River flows along the north base. The mountain is accessible by Oswald Dome Road, a forest service road which connects to U.S. 64, and two trails. The Lowry Cove Trail begins on top of the mountain and heads north. Several radio/television transmitters are located on atop the mountain.[3] A fire tower was moved from the mountain to the Ocoee Whitewater Center in 2004.[4]



  1. ^ "Oswald Dome Map". Mapcarta.com. Google. Retrieved March 31, 2014.
  2. ^ "Oswald Dome". Peakbagger.com. United States Geological Survey. November 1, 2004. Retrieved March 31, 2014.
  3. ^ Towers near Oswald Dome Trail, TN- Local Weather
  4. ^ Historical marker at the Ocoee Whitewater Center