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Welcome to Baxter ...
The town of Baxter is located in Putnam County.
The location of Baxter has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Baxter has a population of 1,496 people<2> (see below for details).
Baxter is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Baxter lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Baxter and travel west, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Baxter is within the (931) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Baxter had a population of 1,365 people. This makes Baxter the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Baxter represents 0.02% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 211st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,365 people, the population of Baxter increased 6.72% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,279 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Baxter had an population of 1,496 people. This is an increase of 9.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.97% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Baxter.
Communities Also Named Baxter ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Baxter - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (3), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Baxter.
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Baxter:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Baxter ...
Looking for more information about Baxter? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Baxter, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Baxter.
Communities near Baxter ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the North (N) of Baxter
Located in Jackson County
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Baxter
Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Baxter
Located in DeKalb County
Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Baxter
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Baxter
Located in White County
Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Baxter
Located in DeKalb County
Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Baxter
Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Baxter
Located in Smith County
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Baxter
Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Baxter
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Baxter.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Putnam County: www.putnamcountytn.gov/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Dec 2019