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Welcome to Collinwood ...

The city of Collinwood is located in Wayne County<1>.


The location of Collinwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Collinwood, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1914.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Collinwood has a population of 943 people<3> (see below for details).

Collinwood is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Collinwood is within the (931) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Collinwood had an population of 943 people. This is a decrease of 3.97% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Collinwood had a population of 982 people (which is 5.77% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Collinwood the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Collinwood represents 0.02% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 233rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 982 people, the population of Collinwood decreased 4.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,024 people).

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

Communities Also Named Collinwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Collinwood - they are located in Ohio (3) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Collinwood ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Collinwood.

  • Ashland Ford
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland Ford
    • Ashland Ford is located in Wayne County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 4,674 people
  • Waynesboro
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waynesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waynesboro
    • Waynesboro is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,371 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro <5>
  • Loretto
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loretto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loretto
    • Loretto is located in Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,781 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loretto <5>
  • Corning ‑ Historic
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corning
    • Corning is located in Wayne County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,210 people
  • Lutts
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lutts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lutts
    • Lutts is located in Wayne County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,080 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lutts <5>
  • Saint Joseph
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
    • Saint Joseph is located in Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 824 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph <5>
  • Iron City
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron City
    • Iron City is located in Lawrence County
  • Slickrock Ford
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slickrock Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slickrock Ford
    • Slickrock Ford is located in Wayne County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 179 people
  • Westpoint
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westpoint
    • Westpoint is located in Lawrence County
  • Pruitton
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pruitton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pruitton
    • Pruitton is located in Lauderdale County (AL)

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 Collinwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Collinwood.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Collinwood. 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 Collinwood.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Collinwood. See our Newspapers Page for Collinwood.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Collinwood ...

Looking for more information about Collinwood? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Collinwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Collinwood.

Adding Collinwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Collinwood 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 Collinwood was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Collinwood post office opened in 1914.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Collinwood.

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.waynecountytn.org/

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Wayne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Collinwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Collinwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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