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Welcome to Decherd ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Decherd has a population of 2,371 people<3> (see below for details).

Decherd was established in 1868.

The community of Decherd is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Decherd: (931)

Websites for Decherd ...

Official Website:   www.decherd.net/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.franklincountychamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Decherd had an population of 2,371 people. This is an increase of 0.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Decherd had a population of 2,361 people (or 5.75% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Decherd the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Decherd represents 0.04% of the population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 151st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,361 people, the population of Decherd increased 5.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,246 people).

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

Communities near Decherd ...

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

  • Tullahoma [Coffee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tullahoma
    • Tullahoma [Coffee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Decherd
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,555 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tullahoma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tullahoma<6>
  • Manchester [Coffee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
    • Manchester [Coffee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Decherd
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,038 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
  • Lynchburg [Moore County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynchburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynchburg
    • Lynchburg [Moore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Decherd
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynchburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynchburg<6>
  • Gattistown [Lincoln County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gattistown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gattistown
    • Gattistown [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Decherd
    • Estimated population in 2014: 4,158 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gattistown
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Decherd
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,311 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sewanee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sewanee<6>
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Decherd
      • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Decherd
      • 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>
    • Cowan [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowan
      • Cowan [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Decherd
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,658 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowan<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 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Decherd
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Decherd
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,234 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monteagle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monteagle<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 Decherd. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Decherd.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Decherd ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Tennessee

About Franklin County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Decherd: www.decherd.net/

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 Decherd.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Decherd - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Decherd) 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 Decherd. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Decherd

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Decherd. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2160, Longitude: -86.0761       In this case, the coordinates for Decherd 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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