A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Bristol ...
The city of Bristol is located in Sullivan County.
The location of Bristol has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Bristol has a population of 26,842 people<2> (see below for details).
Bristol is 1,620 feet [494 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Bristol lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bristol lies within the (423) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bristol had a population of 26,702 people (which is 17.03% of the total population of Sullivan County). This makes Bristol the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Bristol represents 0.42% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 26th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 26,702 people, the population of Bristol increased 7.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 24,821 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bristol had an population of 26,842 people. This is an increase of 0.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.14% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bristol.
Communities near Bristol ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bristol and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bristol.
Communities Also Named Bristol ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 44 communities that are also named Bristol - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bristol.
See 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 Bristol:
Websites for Bristol ...
Official Website: www.bristoltn.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bristol ...
Looking for more information about Bristol? 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 Bristol, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bristol.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bristol: www.bristoltn.org/
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: 24 Mar 2019