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Colonial Heights, Tennessee

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The location of Colonial Heights

Welcome to Colonial Heights ...

Colonial Heights is located in Sullivan County.

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

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.<2> (see below for details).

Colonial Heights is 1,430 feet [436 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Colonial Heights: (423)

Population Details ...

More information can be found on the Census Page for Colonial Heights.

Communities near Colonial Heights ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Bloomingdale   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bristol   [Map]   26,842   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Church Hill   [Map]   6,674   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Collingwood   [Map]   ---   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cross   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
East Ridge   [Map]   ---   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

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.

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 Colonial Heights. 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 Colonial Heights. 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 Colonial Heights.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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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 Colonial Heights.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colonial Heights - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 Heights

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Colonial Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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