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Welcome to Dunlap ...

The city of Dunlap is located in Sequatchie County<1> and is the County Seat for Sequatchie County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dunlap has a population of 5,199 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Dunlap.

Dunlap is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Dunlap (for example, toward Flat Top), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Dunlap: (423)

The ZIP code for Dunlap: 37327<4>

Websites for Dunlap ...

Official Website: www.cityofdunlap.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dunlap had an population of 5,199 people. This is an increase of 7.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 24.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dunlap had a population of 4,815 people (or 34.12% of the total population of Sequatchie County). This makes Dunlap the county's most populous community.

The population of Dunlap represents 0.08% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 98th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,815 people, the population of Dunlap increased 15.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,173 people).

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

Communities Also Named Dunlap ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Dunlap: This one is located in Sequatchie County and the other is located in Weakley County.

Beyond Tennessee, there are 25 communities that are also named Dunlap - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Dunlap ...

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

  • Soddy-Daisy [Hamilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soddy-Daisy
    • Soddy-Daisy [Hamilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Dunlap
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,719 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soddy-Daisy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soddy-Daisy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Soddy-Daisy<7>
  • Soddy Lake Heights [Hamilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Soddy Lake Heights
    • Soddy Lake Heights [Hamilton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Dunlap
    • Estimated population in 2014: 13,190 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Soddy Lake Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Soddy Lake Heights
  • Middle Valley Estates [Hamilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middle Valley Estates
    • Middle Valley Estates [Hamilton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Dunlap
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 12,684 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middle Valley Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middle Valley Estates
  • Red Bank [Hamilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Bank
    • Red Bank [Hamilton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Dunlap
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,881 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Bank have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Bank
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Bank<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Signal Mountain [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Signal Mountain
      • Signal Mountain [Hamilton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Dunlap
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,640 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Signal Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Signal Mountain<7>
    • Signal Terrace [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Signal Terrace
      • Signal Terrace [Hamilton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Dunlap
      • Estimated population in 2014: 8,519 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Signal Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Signal Terrace
    • Sale Creek [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sale Creek
      • Sale Creek [Hamilton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Dunlap
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,845 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sale Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sale Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sale Creek<7>
    • Fairmount [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairmount
      • Fairmount [Hamilton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Dunlap
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 2,825 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairmount have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
    • Hickory Woods [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hickory Woods
      • Hickory Woods [Hamilton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Dunlap
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hickory Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hickory Woods
    • Lakewood [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakewood
      • Lakewood [Hamilton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Dunlap
      • Estimated population in 2011: 2,336 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood

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 Dunlap. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dunlap.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dunlap ...

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

Adding Dunlap to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dunlap 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 Dunlap was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

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

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

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About Sequatchie County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Dunlap: www.cityofdunlap.com/

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 Sequatchie, 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 Dunlap.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dunlap - 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 city (such as Dunlap). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dunlap 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dunlap) 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 Dunlap. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DunlapOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dunlap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3767, Longitude: -85.3881    
<6>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.
<7>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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