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Located in: Anderson County (see below)

Time Zone: Clinton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT)<1>

Telephone Area Code: (865)

ZIP Code: 37716<2>

Elevation: 810 feet [246.89 m] above sea level<3>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Clinton)


2019 Est:<4>     10,070   (2.33% increase since 2010)  
2010:     9,841   (4.59% increase since 2000)
2000:     9,409

Total Area:<5>   12.02 sq. miles [31.1 km²]   - of which 4.91% is water (0.59 sq. miles [1.5 km²])

Housing Units:<6>   4,716

Websites for Clinton

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<7>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Clinton:

Lat:   36.103200°   (or 36°6'11" N)

Lon:   -84.132200°   (or -84°7'55" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Clinton<8>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Clinton

GNIS ID:   2404078

FIPS State / Place Code:   47 / 15580

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Clinton)

About Anderson County

The city of Clinton is the County Seat for Anderson County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Anderson)


2019 Est:     76,991   (2.48% increase since 2010)  
2010     75,129   (5.33% increase since 2000)
2000:     71,330

Total Area:   344.8 sq. miles [893 km²]   - of which 2.21% is water (7.63 sq. miles [19.8 km²])

Housing Units:   34,717

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Anderson

GNIS ID:   1639722

FIPS State / County Code:   47 / 001

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Clinton)

About Tennessee

From the US Census


2019 Est:     6,830,325   (7.63% increase since 2010)  
2010:     6,346,105   (11.54% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,689,283

Websites for State of Tennessee

Official Website:





Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Tennessee

GNIS ID:   1325873

FIPS State:   47

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Clinton)

The official website for Clinton:

The official website for State of Tennessee:

Footnotes ...

<1>While Clinton is in the Eastern Time Zone, the area to the west is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Clinton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clinton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clinton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Clinton. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).
<7>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Clinton, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<8>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Clinton.


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