Coburn Knob (aka Cold Spring Knob)
Part of Great Smoky Mountains National Park



Prominent elevation rising above the surrounding level of the Earth's surface; does not include pillars, ridges, or ranges.
See also: Ranges and Ridges
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
35.5025957°, -83.4646051°
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4764 ft. (1452 m.)

Topographic Map

US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Coburn Knob is covered by the Clingmans Dome, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Summits

Kelly Bennett Peak 1.3 mi
Sassafras Knob 1.8 mi
Jerry Bald 2.1 mi
Sharp Top 2.5 mi
Mine Mountain 2.6 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Jim Ute Ridge Land 0.7 mi
Upper Ripshin Branch Water 0.9 mi
Lower Ripshin Branch Water 0.9 mi
Lower Sassafras Gap Land 1.3 mi
Jerry Flats Cemetery Man-made 1.4 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is OCONALUF which is approximately 9 miles away and has an elevation of 2,040 feet (2,724 feet lower than Coburn Knob). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 5.97" 47.9° 21.3°
February 4.94" 52.6° 23.6°
March 6.13" 60.8° 29.9°
April 4.57" 69.0° 36.6°
May 5.48" 76.3° 45.6°
June 4.71" 82.4° 53.5°
July 4.79" 85.5° 57.8°
August 4.34" 84.7° 56.6°
September 4.07" 80.1° 50.3°
October 3.42" 71.1° 37.7°
November 4.75" 60.8° 29.9°
December 5.21" 51.3° 23.5°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 57% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 57% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 93% of other locations on record.