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Lancing, Tennessee
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Tennessee
County Morgan
Elevation 1,188 ft (362 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 37770
Area code(s) 423
GNIS feature ID 1306664

Lancing is an unincorporated community in Morgan County, Tennessee, United States. Lancing is located along Tennessee State Route 62 and the Norfolk Southern Railway 3.35 miles (5.39 km) west-northwest of Wartburg, and northeast of the Catoosa Wildlife Management Area. Lancing has a post office with ZIP code 37770.

Lancing was settled in the 1860s, and was originally known as "Kismet." In 1879, the Cincinnati Southern Railway constructed a rail line through the area, and named the Kismet rail station "Lancing." The post office applied the name Lancing to the entire community in 1894. Within a few years of the railroad's arrival, Lancing was home to a store, hotel, two churches, and two saloons.

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