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Welcome to Cottontown ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Cottontown, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1888.
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 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.
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.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Cottontown was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).
We also found Cottontown in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Cottontown.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023