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Welcome to Cowan ...

The city of Cowan is located in Franklin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cowan has a population of 1,658 people<3> (see below for details).

Cowan was established in 1808.

The community of Cowan is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Cowan (for example, toward Signal Mountain), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Cowan: (931)

Websites for Cowan ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.franklincountychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Cowan, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cowan had an population of 1,658 people. This is a decrease of 4.55% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cowan had a population of 1,737 people. This makes Cowan the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Cowan represents 0.03% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 182nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,737 people, the population of Cowan decreased 1.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,770 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cowan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Cowan - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Manitoba, Missouri, Montana, Pennsylvania (2), Quebec, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Cowan ...

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

  • Tullahoma [Coffee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tullahoma
    • Tullahoma [Coffee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Cowan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,555 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tullahoma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tullahoma<6>
  • Winchester [Franklin County]
  • Decherd [Franklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decherd have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decherd
    • Decherd [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Cowan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,371 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decherd
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decherd<6>
  • Sewanee [Franklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sewanee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sewanee
    • Sewanee [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Cowan
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,311 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sewanee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sewanee<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Southgate Park [Coffee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southgate Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southgate Park
      • Southgate Park [Coffee County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Cowan
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,284 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southgate Park
    • Estill Springs [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Estill Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Estill Springs
      • Estill Springs [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Cowan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,034 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Estill Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Estill Springs<6>
    • Tracy City [Grundy County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tracy City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tracy City
      • Tracy City [Grundy County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Cowan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,397 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tracy City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tracy City<6>
    • Monteagle [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monteagle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monteagle
      • Monteagle [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Cowan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,234 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monteagle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monteagle<6>
    • Ruthledge Ford [Coffee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ruthledge Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruthledge Ford
      • Ruthledge Ford [Coffee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Cowan
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,116 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruthledge Ford
    • Huntland [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huntland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntland
      • Huntland [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Cowan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 844 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntland<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 Cowan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cowan.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cowan. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cowan.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cowan ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Franklin County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincotn.us/

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 Franklin, 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 Cowan.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cowan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cowan) 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 Cowan. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cowan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cowan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1630, Longitude: -86.0140       In this case, the coordinates for Cowan 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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