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Welcome to Cottontown ...

Cottontown is located in Sumner County<1>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Cottontown had a population of 367 people.<2> (see below for details).

Cottontown is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Cottontown: (615)

The ZIP code for Cottontown: 37048<4>

Communities Also Named Cottontown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Cottontown - they are located in Alabama and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Cottontown ...

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

  • Hendersonville [Sumner County]
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    • Hendersonville [Sumner County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Cottontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,323 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<6>
  • Gallatin [Sumner County]
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    • Gallatin [Sumner County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Cottontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,335 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallatin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallatin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallatin<6>
  • Mount Juliet [Wilson County]
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    • Mount Juliet [Wilson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Cottontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,526 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Juliet have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Juliet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Juliet<6>
  • Springfield [Robertson County]
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    • Springfield [Robertson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Cottontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,288 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Goodlettsville [Sumner County]
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      • Goodlettsville [Sumner County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Cottontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,736 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goodlettsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodlettsville<6>
    • Portland [Sumner County]
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      • Portland [Sumner County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Cottontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,301 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<6>
    • White House [Robertson County]
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      • White House [Robertson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Cottontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,975 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White House have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White House
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White House<6>
    • Marvel [Davidson County] - Historic
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      • Marvel [Davidson County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Cottontown
      • Estimated population in 2014: 11,322 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marvel have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Franklin [Simpson County]
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      • Franklin [Simpson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Cottontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,046 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
    • Greenbrier [Robertson County]
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      • Greenbrier [Robertson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Cottontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,905 people
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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 Cottontown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cottontown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cottontown ...

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

Adding Cottontown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cottontown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cottontown was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Cottontown in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cottontown on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Cottontown

Find a Community located in Tennessee

About Sumner County

About Tennessee

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

The official website for Sumner County: www.sumnertn.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 Sumner, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cottontown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cottontown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 community (such as Cottontown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cottontown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cottontown) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cottontown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CottontownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cottontown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4517, Longitude: -86.5380    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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