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Collegedale, Tennessee

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The location of Collegedale

Welcome to Collegedale ...

The city of Collegedale is located in Hamilton County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Collegedale has a population of 11,659 people<2> (see below for details).

Collegedale was established in 1916.

The community of Collegedale is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Collegedale (for example, toward Jasper), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Collegedale: (423)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Collegedale had a population of 8,282 people. This makes Collegedale the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Collegedale represents 0.13% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 65th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,282 people, the population of Collegedale increased 27.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,514 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Collegedale had an population of 11,659 people. This is an increase of 40.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 78.98% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Collegedale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Collegedale and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Dalton (GA)   [Map]   33,748   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fort Oglethorpe (GA)   [Map]   9,831   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chattanooga   [Map]   179,139   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   44,483   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
East Brainerd   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
East Ridge   [Map]   21,118   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

See 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 Collegedale. 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 Collegedale. 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 Collegedale.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Collegedale ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Collegedale.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Collegedale - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Collegedale) 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 Collegedale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Collegedale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Collegedale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0488, Longitude: -85.0492     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Collegedale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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