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Celina, Tennessee

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The location of Celina

Welcome to Celina ...

The city of Celina is located in Clay County and is the County Seat for Clay County.

The location of Celina has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Celina has a population of 1,458 people<2> (see below for details).

Celina is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Celina lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Celina (for example, toward Helenwood), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Celina is within the boundaries of the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Celina had a population of 1,495 people (which is 19.02% of the total population of Clay County). This makes Celina the county's most populous community.

The population of Celina represents 0.02% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 194th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,495 people, the population of Celina increased 8.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,379 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Celina had an population of 1,458 people. This is a decrease of 2.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.73% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Celina.

Communities Also Named Celina ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Celina - they are located in Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Texas.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Celina. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Celina. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Celina. Our list includes 10 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Celina:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Celina ...

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

Communities near Celina ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Columbus Hill   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Celina

Located in Jackson County

Livingston   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Celina

Located in Overton County

Thompsons Store   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Celina

Tompkinsville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Celina

Located in Monroe County (KY)

Burkesville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Celina

Located in Cumberland County (KY)

Red Boiling Springs   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Celina

Located in Macon County

Dodson Branch   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Celina

Located in Jackson County

Gainesboro   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Celina

Located in Jackson County

Gamaliel   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Celina

Located in Monroe County (KY)

Oak Dale   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Celina

Located in Overton County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Celina.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Celina.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Celina - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Celina) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Celina. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5479, Longitude: -85.5006     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Celina have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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