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Welcome to Colonial Heights ...

Colonial Heights is located in Sullivan County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Colonial Heights: Colonial Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Colonial Heights had a population of 6,934 people.<3> (see below for details).

Colonial Heights is 1,430 feet [436 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Colonial Heights: (423)

Communities Also Named Colonial Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Colonial Heights - they are located in Alabama, California (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland (3), New York (2), North Carolina (6), Ohio, South Carolina (7), Utah and Virginia (7).

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

Communities near Colonial Heights ...

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

  • Johnson City [Washington County]
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    • Johnson City [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Colonial Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,142 people
    • Former names for Johnson City:
    • Blue Plum Station
    • Haynesville
    • Johnsons Depot
    • Johnsons Tank
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnson City<6>
  • Collingwood [Sullivan County]
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    • Collingwood [Sullivan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Colonial Heights
    • Estimated population in 2014: 48,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collingwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collingwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collingwood<6>
  • Bristol [Sullivan County]
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    • Bristol [Sullivan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Colonial Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,142 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<6>
  • East Ridge [Washington County]
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    • East Ridge [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Colonial Heights
    • Estimated population in 2014: 21,317 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Ridge
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elizabethton [Carter County]
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      • Elizabethton [Carter County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Colonial Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,479 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethton<6>
    • Cross [Sullivan County]
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      • Cross [Sullivan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Colonial Heights
      • Estimated population in 2014: 11,330 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross
    • Mill Point [Sullivan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Point
      • Mill Point [Sullivan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Colonial Heights
      • Estimated population in 2014: 11,080 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Point
    • Bloomingdale [Sullivan County]
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      • Bloomingdale [Sullivan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Colonial Heights
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,888 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomingdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomingdale
    • Church Hill [Hawkins County]
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      • Church Hill [Hawkins County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Colonial Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,643 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Church Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Church Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Church Hill<6>
    • Jonesborough [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesborough
      • Jonesborough [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Colonial Heights
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,765 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesborough
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesborough<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colonial Heights ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Sullivan County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sullivan County: www.sullivancounty.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 Sullivan, 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 have 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 Colonial Heights.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colonial Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Colonial Heights) 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 Colonial Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Colonial HeightsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colonial Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4851, Longitude: -82.5032       In this case, the coordinates for Colonial Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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