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Dunlap, Tennessee
(Sequatchie County)

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Welcome to Dunlap ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Dunlap has a population of 5,120 people<1> (see below for details).

Dunlap is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<2>.

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).

Dunlap lies within the (423) area code.

The ZIP code for Dunlap: 37327<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dunlap had a population of 4,815 people (which is 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 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 (which had a count of 4,173 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Dunlap had an population of 5,120 people. This is an increase of 6.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.69% since the 2000 Census).

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.

Websites for Dunlap ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dunlap. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dunlap.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Dunlap ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Soddy-Daisy   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Dunlap

Located in Hamilton County

Soddy Lake Heights   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dunlap

Located in Hamilton County

Middle Valley Estates   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dunlap

Located in Hamilton County

Red Bank   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Dunlap

Located in Hamilton County

Signal Mountain   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Dunlap

Located in Hamilton County

Signal Terrace   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Dunlap

Located in Hamilton County

Sale Creek   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Dunlap

Located in Hamilton County

Fairmount   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Dunlap

Located in Hamilton County

Hickory Woods   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Dunlap

Located in Hamilton County

Lakewood   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Dunlap

Located in Hamilton County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dunlap.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Tennessee

About Sequatchie County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Dunlap:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dunlap.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dunlap - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- 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 Dunlap

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dunlap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3730, Longitude: -85.3899     [Map].

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