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Welcome to Bluff City ...

The city of Bluff City is located in Sullivan County<1>.

The location of Bluff City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bluff City has a population of 1,665 people<3> (see below for details).

Bluff City is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Bluff City lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bluff City lies within the (423) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bluff City had an population of 1,665 people. This is a decrease of 3.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bluff City had a population of 1,733 people. This makes Bluff City the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Bluff City represents 0.03% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 183rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,733 people, the population of Bluff City increased 11.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,559 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bluff City.

Communities Also Named Bluff City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Bluff City - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Nebraska, Texas and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bluff City.

Communities near Bluff City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bluff City.

  • Johnson City [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson City
    • Johnson City [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Bluff City
    • Estimated population for 2018: 66,778 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnson City
  • Kingsport [Sullivan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsport
    • Kingsport [Sullivan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Bluff City
    • Estimated population for 2018: 54,076 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsport
  • Collingwood [Sullivan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collingwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collingwood
    • Collingwood [Sullivan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Bluff City
    • Estimated population for 2014: 48,655 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collingwood
  • Bristol [Sullivan County]
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    • Bristol [Sullivan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Bluff City
    • Estimated population for 2018: 26,881 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Ridge [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Ridge
      • East Ridge [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Bluff City
      • Estimated population for 2014: 21,317 people
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    • Elizabethton [Carter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethton
      • Elizabethton [Carter County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Bluff City
      • Estimated population for 2018: 13,497 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethton
    • Cross [Sullivan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cross have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cross
      • Cross [Sullivan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Bluff City
      • Estimated population for 2014: 11,330 people
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    • Mill Point [Sullivan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Point
      • Mill Point [Sullivan County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Bluff City
      • Estimated population for 2014: 11,080 people
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    • Bloomingdale [Sullivan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomingdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomingdale
      • Bloomingdale [Sullivan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Bluff City
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,888 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomingdale
    • Winchester [Johnson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
      • Winchester [Johnson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Bluff City
      • Estimated population for 2014: 8,547 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bluff City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bluff City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bluff City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bluff City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bluff City. See our Newspapers Page for Bluff City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bluff City ...

Looking for more information about Bluff City? 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 Bluff City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bluff City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Sullivan County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bluff City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sullivan County: www.sullivancounty.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Sullivan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bluff City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bluff City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bluff City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bluff City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bluff City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bluff City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4608, Longitude: -82.2778       In this case, the coordinates for Bluff City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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