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Petros is in Morgan County.

The latitude of Petros is 36.095N. The longitude is -84.442W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,355 feet.


Petros received national attention for 1977 escape of six inmates from the Brushy Mountain State Prison. One of the escapees was James Earl Ray, assassin of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. All six men were captured
Filming location for:
· 1999 movie, "October Sky"

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Morgan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Petros political report.

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