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Welcome to Bluff City ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Bluff City, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bluff City has a population of 1,675 people<2> (see below for details).
Bluff City is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<3>.
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.
The ZIP code for Bluff City: 37618<4>
The city of Bluff City was previously named Zollicoffer. Going back to its beginning, The community of Bluff City was originally named Choates Ford. For more information about the names of Bluff City, see The Names of Bluff City on our Genealogy Page.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bluff City had an population of 1,675 people. This is a decrease of 3.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.44% 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 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 (which had 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 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.
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.
Adding Bluff City to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bluff City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bluff City was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Bluff City.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 27 Sep 2023