A report on Eastern Time Zone

Time zone encompassing part or all of 23 states in the eastern part of the United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama, Colombia, mainland Ecuador, Peru, and a small portion of westernmost Brazil in South America, along with certain Caribbean and Atlantic islands.

- Eastern Time Zone

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UTC−04:00: blue (January), orange (July), yellow (year-round), light blue (sea areas)

UTC−04:00

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Identifier for a time offset from UTC of −04:00.

Identifier for a time offset from UTC of −04:00.

UTC−04:00: blue (January), orange (July), yellow (year-round), light blue (sea areas)

It is observed in the Eastern Time Zone (e.g., Canada and the United States) during the warm months of daylight saving time, as Eastern Daylight Time.

Time zones of the world

Time zone

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Area that observes a uniform standard time for legal, commercial and social purposes.

Area that observes a uniform standard time for legal, commercial and social purposes.

Time zones of the world
Time zones of the world
Plaque commemorating the Railway General Time Convention of 1883 in North America
The control panel of the Time Zone Clock in front of Coventry Transport Museum
1913 time zone map of the United States, showing boundaries very different from today
World map of time zones in 1928
Difference between sun time and clock time during daylight saving time:

A notable exception was Detroit (located about halfway between the meridians of Eastern and Central time), which kept local time until 1900, then tried Central Standard Time, local mean time, and Eastern Standard Time (EST) before a May 1915 ordinance settled on EST and was ratified by popular vote in August 1916.

Tennessee

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State in the Southeastern region of the United States.

State in the Southeastern region of the United States.

Detail of Tanasi (spelled "Tennessee") on Henry Timberlake's [[:File:Draught of the Cherokee Country.jpg|Draught of the Cherokee Country]]
Reconstruction of Fort Loudoun, the first British settlement in Tennessee
The Southwest Territory in 1790
Surveyor Daniel Smith's "Map of the Tennassee State" (1796)
The Hermitage, plantation home of President Andrew Jackson in Nashville
The Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864
Memphis became known as the "Cotton Capital of the World" in the years following the Civil War
Workers at the Norris Dam construction camp site in 1933
Calutron operators at the Y-12 Plant in Oak Ridge during the Manhattan Project
The 1982 World's Fair in Knoxville
The Ocoee River was home to the 1996 Summer Olympics whitewater slalom events, the only Olympic sporting event ever held in the state.
Mount Le Conte in the Great Smoky Mountains is the tallest mountain in eastern North America, measured from base to summit
Fall Creek Falls, the tallest waterfall in the eastern United States, is located on the Cumberland Plateau
Reelfoot Lake in West Tennessee was formed by the 1811–1812 New Madrid earthquakes
Cedar glades are an extremely rare ecosystem that is found in regions of Middle Tennessee where limestone bedrock is close to the surface
Köppen climate types of Tennessee, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
A geomap showing the counties of Tennessee colored by the relative range of that county's median income.
Chart showing poverty in Tennessee, by age and gender (red = female)
A Nissan Leaf, one of six models manufactured at the Nissan Smyrna Assembly Plant, the largest automotive assembly plant in North America
Established in 1942, Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the largest national laboratory in the Department of Energy system
Norris Dam, a hydroelectric dam operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority.
The resort city of Gatlinburg borders the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, which is the most visited national park in the United States.
The Grand Ole Opry, which was recorded in Nashville's Ryman Auditorium from 1943 to 1974, is the longest-running radio broadcast in US history.
Vanderbilt University in Nashville is consistently ranked as one of the top research institutions in the nation
Offices of The Tennessean in Nashville
Interstate 40 traverses Tennessee from east to west, and serves the state's three largest cities.
Memphis International Airport, the hub of FedEx Corporation, is the busiest cargo airport in the world
Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville
Al Gore served as a United States Senator from Tennessee (1985-1993) and as Vice President of the United States (1993-2001)
Howard Baker served as Senate Minority and Majority Leader from 1977 to 1985, and was known as "The Great Conciliator"
Tennessee Volunteers football

Nearly three–fourths of the state is in the Central Time Zone, with most of East Tennessee on Eastern Time.

An ancient water clock that lets hour lengths vary with season.

Daylight saving time

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Practice of advancing clocks (typically by one hour) during warmer months so that darkness falls at a later clock time.

Practice of advancing clocks (typically by one hour) during warmer months so that darkness falls at a later clock time.

An ancient water clock that lets hour lengths vary with season.
George Hudson invented modern DST, proposing it first in 1895.
DST was first implemented in the United States to conserve energy during World War I. (poster by United Cigar Stores)
Retailers generally favor DST; United Cigar Stores hailed a 1918 DST bill.
William Willett independently proposed DST in 1907 and advocated it tirelessly.
A 2001 US public service advertisement reminded people to adjust clocks.
The William Willett Memorial Sundial in Petts Wood, south London, is always on DST.
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Northern hemisphere summer
Southern hemisphere summer
Formerly used daylight saving
Never used daylight saving

For example, Central European Time is usually six hours ahead of North American Eastern Time, except for a few weeks in March and October/November, while the United Kingdom and mainland Chile could be five hours apart during the northern summer, three hours during the southern summer, and four hours for a few weeks per year.

East Tennessee

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One of the three Grand Divisions of Tennessee defined in state law.

One of the three Grand Divisions of Tennessee defined in state law.

Hills in East Tennessee
Mount Le Conte in the Great Smoky Mountains is the tallest mountain in eastern North America, measured from base to summit
Major landforms of East Tennessee
Early settlers of East Tennessee developed a unique type of double-cantilever barn, which evolved from an earlier design in Pennsylvania.
June 1861 Ordinance of Secession vote in East Tennessee. Counties shaded in maroon rejected secession by an 80% or greater margin. Counties in red rejected secession by a 51% to 79% margin. Counties in gray voted for secession. Counties in white didn't yet exist or their results are unknown.
Re-enactment of the Battle of Bean's Station in Bean Station
Millworkers in Chattanooga, photographed by Lewis Wickes Hine in 1910
Engineering plans for Norris Dam in Anderson County, which was the first project completed by the TVA in 1936
Monument to the twelve African American students who integrated Clinton High School in 1956
The 1982 World's Fair in Knoxville was the last successful international exposition held in the U.S.
Musicians performing on the streets of Maynardville, circa 1935
Watts Bar Nuclear Plant in Rhea County is home to the newest operating nuclear reactors in the United States.
Riders aboard the roller-coaster Thunderhead at Dollywood, which is among the most popular theme parks in the United States.
U.S. Route 25E serves as both Corridor S of the Appalachian Development Highway System and the East Tennessee Crossing Byway.

East Tennessee consists of 33 counties, 30 located within the Eastern Time Zone and three counties in the Central Time Zone, namely Bledsoe, Cumberland, and Marion.

Louisville, Kentucky

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Largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 28th most-populous city in the United States.

Largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the 28th most-populous city in the United States.

Louisville's founder, George Rogers Clark
View of 2nd Street and Main Street, Louisville, in 1846
Churchill Downs in 1901
Entrance to Fourth Street Live!, featuring marquee of the Hard Rock Cafe
Hilly terrain blankets the southwest part of the city.
Highlands district, specifically the Bonnycastle neighborhood
Werne's Row in Old Louisville
Broadway and 3rd Street downtown
Map of racial distribution in Louisville, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
Cathedral of the Assumption
L&N Building on West Broadway
19th-century bourbon bottle. One-third of all bourbon comes from Louisville.
Left to right, BB&T Building, 400 West Market, National City Tower, and the Humana Building in downtown Louisville
2018 Kentucky Derby Festival Thunder Over Louisville fireworks display, seen from the Indiana side of the Ohio River
A giant baseball bat adorns the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.
Facade of the Frazier History Museum
Muhammad Ali Center, alongside I64 on Louisville's riverfront
The Belle of Louisville
The Kentucky Center in Downtown Louisville
Louisville Slugger Field, where the Louisville Bats play
The Kentucky Derby in progress at Churchill Downs
David Armstrong Extreme Park
Louisville Waterfront Park exhibits rolling hills, spacious lawns and walking paths in the downtown area.
A section of the Louisville Loop bike and pedestrian trail
Louisville City Hall in downtown, built 1870–1873, is a blend of Italianate styles characteristic of Neo-Renaissance.
Metro Police cruiser
Louisville Metro EMS ambulance
Grawemeyer Hall, modeled after the Roman Pantheon, is the University of Louisville's main administrative building.
Medical Office Plaza on the University of Louisville's downtown Health Sciences Campus
Kennedy Interchange ("Spaghetti Junction"), prior to the Ohio River Bridges Project
Louisville International Airport
Toonerville II Trolleys provided transportation in downtown Louisville until late 2014, before being replaced by LouLift.
Completed in 1860, the Louisville Water Tower is the oldest water tower in the U.S.
Distances to each of Louisville's sister cities on the downtown light post

Louisville is in the Eastern Time Zone.

Atlantic Time Zone

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Geographical region that keeps standard time—called Atlantic Standard Time —by subtracting four hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), resulting in UTC−04:00.

Geographical region that keeps standard time—called Atlantic Standard Time —by subtracting four hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), resulting in UTC−04:00.

Most of the state would permanently keep Eastern Daylight Time, which is equivalent to Atlantic Standard Time; the state's panhandle region would move to year-round Central Daylight Time / Eastern Standard Time.

Indiana

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U.S. state in the Midwestern United States.

U.S. state in the Midwestern United States.

Angel Mounds State Historic Site was one of the northernmost Mississippian culture settlements, occupied from 1100 to 1450.
Native Americans guide French explorers through Indiana, as depicted by Maurice Thompson in Stories of Indiana.
Indiana's Capitol Building in Corydon served as the state's seat of government from 1816 until 1825.
Rolling hills in the Charles C. Deam Wilderness Area of Hoosier National Forest, in the Indiana Uplands
The Wabash River converges with the Ohio River at Posey County.
Köppen climate types of Indiana, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
Indiana is home to the third largest population of Amish in the U.S.
Mike Pence at the Indiana State Fair, 2014
Members of the Indiana National Guard at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center near Butlerville
Indianapolis is home to the annual Indianapolis 500 race.
The Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League have been based in the state since 1984.
Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, home to Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Notre Dame Stadium, home to the Fighting Irish
Lake Michigan's beaches, popular with tourists, are juxtaposed with heavy industry.
Indiana is the fifth largest corn-producing state in the U.S., with over a billion bushels harvested in 2013.
Coal-fired electric plants, like Clifty Creek Power Plant in Madison, produced about 85 percent of Indiana's energy supply in 2014.
The Interstate 69 extension project in Monroe County
A South Shore commuter train in Michigan City
Barges are a common sight along the Ohio River. Ports of Indiana manages three maritime ports in the state, two located on the Ohio.

At present most of the state observes Eastern Time; six counties near Chicago and six near Evansville observe Central Time.

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UTC−05:00

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Identifier for a time offset from UTC of −05:00.

Identifier for a time offset from UTC of −05:00.

UTC−05:00: blue (January), orange (July), yellow (year-round), light blue (sea areas)

In North America, it is observed in the Eastern Time Zone during standard time, and in the Central Time Zone during the other eight months (see Daylight saving time).

Phenix City, Alabama

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City in Lee and Russell counties in the U.S. state of Alabama, and the county seat of Russell County.

City in Lee and Russell counties in the U.S. state of Alabama, and the county seat of Russell County.

Russell County Courthouse in Phenix City
Phenix City Municipal building
Phenix City Post Office (ZIP Code: 36867)
Phenix City/Russell County Library
The Brooks-Hughes House was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 3, 1983.
The Floyd-Newsome House was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 3, 1983.
The Morgan-Curtis House was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 3, 1983.
The Shapre-Monte House was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 3, 1983.

Phenix City lies immediately west across the Chattahoochee River from Columbus, Georgia and observes Eastern Time on a de facto basis (in contrast to the rest of Alabama, which observes Central Time) due to Phenix City's strong economic ties to Columbus.