Mooresburg (Flat Gap) Lookout
US 990, TN 10

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 990, TN 10 (view other lookouts in United States, Tennessee)
Date Registered March 14, 2014
Nominated by Ron Stafford
Location Hawkins County, Tennessee
Coordinates N 36° 25.383' W 083° 11.817' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 25' 23" W 083° 11' 49"
N 36.423056° W 083.196944°
Elevation 2,585 ft (788 m)
Built 1937
Administered by Tennessee Division of Forestry


This tower was built in 1937 and originally known as the Flat Gap tower. Its name was later changed to Mooresburg.


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Visit Reports

April 20, 2008: Jeff Flanary


Needs paint? Yes
Shutters OK? No Response
Condition of wood OK? Yes
Stairs OK? Yes
Glass intact? Yes
Good condition? Yes
Comments: Cab is rusty, roof needs work, most glass intact, stairs look ok, bottom run has been removed. Two outbuildings in pretty good shape, new paint. No fence. Nice Forest Service sign.

Electronics and Enroachments

Are electronic sites enroaching on tower? Yes
Other enroachments? Two other towers at this site, antennas all over the tower itself as well as a small solar panel.

Access and Signs

NHLR sign posted? No
Directions to tower signed? No


Staffed? No

Opportunities for Volunteer Support

Volunteers staffing opportunities? No Response
Volunteer maintenance opportunities? No Response
Not sure about maintenance support.